In a new interview with Juan Williams, Democrat Rep. Jim Clyburn expresses discontent that Biden has not nominated more black figures in cabinet positions.
While Clyburn was pleased with the selection of Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, he was not please more black leaders have not been tapped.
Clyburn told Williams “From all I hear, Black people have been given fair consideration. But there is only one Black woman so far.”
“I want to see where the process leads to, what it produces,” he added. “But so far it’s not good.”
Per TheHill “coming from Clyburn, the criticism carries a particular weight. The 14-term South Carolinian is not only the third-ranking House Democrat, a veteran of the civil rights movement and the most powerful African American in Congress, but he also helped deliver the Palmetto State to Biden at a crucial moment in the Democratic primary, when Biden was limping behind the surging campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). ”