Biden Touts Advisor’s Broad Roles In Face Of Environmentalists’ Criticisms

November 18, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is touting the broad roles that newly appointed “public engagement” advisor, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA), will play in addressing climate change, environmental justice and other issues even as his selection is drawing criticism from environmentalists who say he has been too close to polluting industries. The transition team announced Richmond’s appointment as senior advisor and director of the White House Office of Public Engagement Nov. 17, with a broad portfolio that initially will be focused...


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