A liberal group is unhappy with President-elect Joe Biden’s picks to serve in his administration, particularly pointing fingers at Rep. Cedric Richmond and Steve Ricchetti.
Justice Democrats’ Executive Director Alexandra Rojas referred to Richmond and Ricchetti as “corporate-friendly insiders” and said that the two selections could be a hindrance to electing far-left Democrats to Congress.
“If Joe Biden continues making corporate-friendly appointments to his White House, he will risk quickly fracturing the hard-earned goodwill his team built with progressives to defeat Donald Trump,” Rojas said.
A Joe Biden administration dominated by corporate-friendly insiders will not help usher in the most progressive Democratic administration in generations.
This move gives greater urgency for Joe Biden to create an Office of Climate Mobilization on Day 1 and appoint progressives. pic.twitter.com/xkSszuza1q
— Justice Democrats (@justicedems) November 17, 2020
Today, Biden unveiled more staffers to fill his White House in January. Richmond will serve as senior