Indian-American physician Dr. Vivek Murthy (file photo)
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This information has been prominently published in the American media The Washington Post and Politico. Vivek Murthy, 43, is also the co-chairman of the Kovid-19 advisory board of transfer of power. He has been a close associate of Biden regarding Corona virus cases. According to reports, Majumdar had previously served as director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the US during the tenure of Biden’s vice-president. He has been Biden’s top advisor on energy-related matters, so he may possibly be assigned to the Ministry of Energy.
Apart from Majumdar, former Energy Minister Ernest Moniz, Stanford University researcher Dan Reicher and former Deputy Energy Minister Elizabeth Sherwood Randall are also contenders for the post of Energy Minister. Apart from Murthy, Mandy Cohen and Michelle Lujan Grisham are also considered contenders for the post of Health and Human Services Minister.
Trump sacked the officer who rejected his claim
US President Donald Trump has sacked the country’s top election official Christopher Krebs. He was rejected by Krebs, questioning the president’s claims of fraud in voting. “I sacked Chris Krebs of the Cyber Security and Infrastructure Agency (SISA) for making too many inaccurate comments about the vote,” Trump said. Trump nominated Krebs as SISA’s first director in 2018. Let us tell you that Krebs described this election as the safest election in American history, while Trump is refusing to accept the election results due to fraud.
Krebs sacking condemned
On November 12, members of the ‘Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council (GCC)’, including SISA, said that the three November elections were the safest elections ever held. Several lawmakers, including ‘Senate Cybersecurity Caucus’ co-chairman and MP Mark Warner and’ House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence ‘and MP Adam Schiff, have condemned Krebs’ sacking.
Facebook removes racial content against Kamala Harris
The social media site Facebook has removed several racist and anti-women offensive comments, posts and memes against the newly elected Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris. The company said that there are three groups who are continuously posting hate content on their page. The report did not name the groups commenting against Harris. On these pages, Kamala Harris was charged with various racial profanities.