If I'm Biden, I not even trying to seek Senate confirmations, I'll just roll with "acting" cabinet secretaries my entire term. They have already set the precedent.
From what I've seen thus far, they seem to be able to do whatever Dear Leader wants them to do. Either way, I was just joking with that statement but, if I were POTUS, I would definitely put trump to shame with my abuses of power because the majority of my leadership skills are attributed to my 20+ years of military service, which is a long way of saying that I am an butt crevasse.If I understand correctly, the powers of "acting" directors or secretaries have are more limited, so Biden is better off having a fully installed and confirmed cabinet. I suspect he'll get most of his picks. The Gorsuch for AG is gonna be fun if Biden picks him. I'm curious to see how far McConnell goes with it because if the balance is only 1 or 2 difference, you only need 2-3 Senators to flip.
So Biden has made his pick for Treasury to be announced as early a next week. My choice would be Yellen...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday that he has decided whom to nominate as his secretary of the Treasury Department. Biden said that the announcement will come just...apnews.com