BREAKING: Biden names longtime aide as his nominee for secretary of state

Joe Biden has named longtime aide Antony Blinken as his nominee for secretary of state.

Tyler Pager of Bloomberg news wrote “SCOOP: It’s official. Tony Blinken will be Joe Biden’s secretary of state, and the announcement is expected to be made on Tuesday, sources tell me,”

This was then confirmed by BO Erickson of CBS.

In 2017, Blinken conducted a full interview on Putin and allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.