President-electJoe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris just announced the members of their foreign policy and national security team.
In a Transition Team news release they listed the following:
Biden and Harris will formally introduce and announce the team tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. ET, according to the transition team.
Many of their nominees will make history. Here's some more information on them:
Biden will tap former US Secretary of State John Kerry as a special presidential envoy on climate. Kerry is a champion of the Paris climate agreement, which Trump formally withdrew from. Kerry was Biden's pick to co-chair a "unity task force" on climate change with allies of Sen. Bernie Sanders after the Democratic presidential primary.
The transition team also confirmed CNN's previous reporting that Biden will pick Antony Blinken to be secretary of state,LindaThomas-Greenfieldto be ambassador to the United Nations and Jake Sullivan as national security adviser.
Blinken, Biden's top foreign policy aide, previously served in a deputy role during the Obama administration. Sullivan is another veteran foreign policy hand, and Thomas-Greenfield is a career diplomat with deep experience in the foreign service.
Sullivan and Thomas-Greenfieldtweeted shortly after the announcement: