Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), said on Wednesday he had met with the President-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden, Trump Jr. Loses Loeffler, Perdue, Georgia Biden’s Ad to Touch Vilsack’s Secretary of Agriculture: Georgia Election Official’s Report: Trump “Must Act More Responsibly” MOREtransition team and that it wants to ensure a smooth and professional transition process.
CNN asked if he would meet with Biden’s candidate to head HHS, California’s attorney general Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraBiden seeks 100 million vaccinations in the first hundred days. Head of Intercept DC: Biden’s choice of HHS is the prize of the left. The Hill’s Morning Report – presented by Facebook – Congress is facing a year-end crisis; Biden CONTINUES to elect his Secretary of Defense (D), Azar stated that he would be open to such a meeting and would do everything I could to make sure that the balls were not dropped for the protection of the American people.
“We ensure a full, collaborative, professional transition. I’ve already met Biden’s transition team. We want to make sure they get everything they need and, of course, I will have the right relationship with him. Azar said on CNN’s new day.
– The Senate ratification process must be respected, but I will get in touch. I want to ensure that any transition is as smooth, as professional as possible, because we are ensuring the health and well-being of the American people, and that is important to me, ”he added.
“I’ve already met Biden’s transition team. We want to make sure they get everything they need,” says Azar, HHS secretary, adding that he wants to ensure a smooth and professional transition because “it’s about ensuring health. And the well-being of the American people.” ” pic.twitter.com/FF6iBhfKmi
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Azar appears to be the first Trump government official to speak publicly about contacting the Biden Transition Team President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump elects Conway, Chao, to government positions in the declining days of the administration. Pelosi, Schumer hit Trump, but cite “progress” in COVID’s aid record talks. The GOP leader of the House is trolling the Democrats with a reduced majority MORErefusal to accept the election results.
Biden’s transition team began contacting federal agencies and the White House more than two weeks after the General Services Administration formally recognized Bident as the apparent winner of the election. Trump then said he signed the transition, but went against the results and falsely claimed to have won the election.
Biden’s team alerted to the initial delay in the transition, especially as this could hamper the incoming administration’s ability to deal with the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
Biden’s interim team is also expected to meet with Operation Warp Speed on Thursday, members of the Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccination initiative.
Biden introduced members of his health team on Tuesday, including Becerra, who chose to replace Azar at the top of the HHS. Some Republicans opposed the election early, questioning whether it would be confirmed.