Joe Biden’s inner circle comes up with names for a possible cabinet with Elizabeth Warren and Mike Bloomberg on wish list that also includes top banker Jamie Dimon
- JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon was also mentioned
- Warren could be a pick for Treasury secretary
- Other names for posts include John Kerry, Susan Rice, and former deputy attorney general Sally Yates
- Biden has said he would like to choose as woman or African American as running mate
- Warren has yet to endorse a former rival
- Biden faces Sen. Bernie Sanders in Michigan and other states Tuesday
People close to Joe Biden have begun discussing how to fill a potential cabinet – with big names from Elizabeth Warren and Mike Bloomberg on the list, alongside some prominent bankers.
The talk of a potential Biden administration comes as the former vice president continues to mop up endorsements – although he still faces key tests against Sen. Bernie Sanders, including primaries on Tuesday March 10.
Among those being talked about for a top post is Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has been mentioned as a possible Treasury secretary. Warren launched her own failed campaign with a call for economic populism and regulating big banks and corporations.
People close to Joe Biden have begun discussing how to fill a potential cabinet should he win the White House
She has yet to endorse in the campaign, and she also could be a potential vice presidential pick, in particular if Biden decides he needs to shore up support on his left flank after a long campaign against Sanders.
Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who dropped out and endorsed Biden after spending hundreds of millions on his own campaign, is a top possibility for running the World Bank, Axios reports.
Two prominent bank executives made the list, even at at time when Biden was under fire from the Sanders camp for taking campaign funds from billionaires. Among them is JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, a billionaire who leads the nation’s largest bank. Dimon was listed as a possible Treasury pick, as was Anne Finucane, the vice chairman of Bank of America.
Dimon is expecting a full recovery after doctors last week did an emergency procedure to repair an acute aortic dissection, a heart procedure.
Biden advisor Symone Sanders dismissed the article in a tweet. ‘Y’all, stop sending me that hilariously ridiculous and inaccurate Axios article please. We are busy trying to earn the support of voters. Idk if you have noticed but there are elections tomorrow, March 17th and beyond. Thanks!’ she wrote.
Senator Elizabeth Warren has been mentioned as a possible Treasury secretary
Mike Bloomberg could find himself in the Biden administration. He has vowed to spend millions getting Biden elected
JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon was also mentioned as a potential Treasury pick
During the campaign, Warren and others hit Biden for taking steps while serving in the Senate to cater to the big banks that hold sway in Delaware, which Biden represented and where many institutions are incorporated.
Biden was a top backer of the 2005 bankruptcy law.
Former Secretary of State John Kerry, who is still stumping for Biden and who campaigned for him in New Hampshire, is described as eager to take a post dealing with climate change and open to returning as secretary of state.
Former deputy attorney general Sally Yates, who was fired by President Trump after telling subordinates not to defend an executive order on immigration, could be a leading candidate for attorney general if Biden wins the White House.
Biden faces Sanders in Michigan, Washington, Missouri, and other states Tuesday