Biden Cabinet, Coronavirus Relief Take Shape
President -elect Joe Biden will name more high profile nominees to his cabinet Wednesday; Congress moves closer to a long-delayed COVID-19 relief package. NBC's Tracie Potts reports.
WASHINGTON (NBC News) — President-elect Joe Biden is set to announce the first Black nominee for Secretary of Defense Secretary, retired General Lloyd Austin.
NBC News confirms two other high profile nominations are pending; Tom Vilsack will return as Agriculture Secretary and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge will head Housing and Urban Development.
Mr. Biden named his health team Tuesday, and repeated his promise to vaccinate 100 million Americans in his first 100 days in office.
On Capitol Hill, there is still no agreement on COVID-19 financial relief.
The White House has pitched deep cuts to unemployment, which Democrats rejected.
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