They join Blacks and Hispanics in pushing the President-Elect to pick some off their own to lead in the Biden admin….
The ‘diverse’ push grows….
That has not gone unnoticed by CAPAC, as well as Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) advocacy groups. Of Biden’s Cabinet-level picks so far, only one is of Asian American descent: Neera Tanden, whose parents immigrated from India, was chosen to serve as director of the White House Office of Management and Budget.
Asian Americans are not alone in pressing Biden for representation in his Cabinet. Black and Latino leaders have also voiced concern that his long-promised diversity has mostly shown up in secondary positions, and Biden is meeting Tuesday with the NAACP board in part to discuss such issues….