Politics | With close margins in Congress, the Biden administration may look to Cabinet heads to drive big changes apart from legislation
by Jamie Dean
Posted 12/30/20, 03:24 pm
Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., isn’t the highest profile name among President-elect Joe Biden’s new hires, but he might have one of the toughest jobs: Reach out to “people who didn’t vote for us.”
That’s a wide spectrum: The people who didn’t vote for Biden include a chunk of Donald Trump supporters who contested the presidential election into late 2020, but it also includes Republican congressmen and senators whom Democrats need in order to pass any major legislation in 2021.