#Avril Haines

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Denis McDonough became the seventh cabinet level nominee to be approved by the US Senate for the Biden administration (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • McDonough served as the Chief of Staff and Deputy NSA under the Obama administration
  • He does not have any prior service record in the US armed forces
  • The remaining positions are likely to be voted on after Trump's impeachment trial

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki addressing the media on Thursday. (Photo Credit: AFP Photo)

  • Press Secretary Jen Psaki suggested there will be "more engagement with states"
  • She was unable to provide any specifics on how communication would be improved
  • Psaki said President Biden has proposed for a five-year extension of New START treaty with Russia

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Avril Haines is a former official of the CIA (Photo Credits: AFP)

  • Haines becomes the first member of Biden's cabinet to Senate approval
  • Senate voting on Secretary of Defense and Secretary of State is expected soon
  • Blinken, nominee for Secretary of State, gave insights about US's policy on Iran, China and Israel