Mr Biden said he was giving her a "tough job" but that she was "the most qualified person to do it".
The United States on Monday crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 deaths just over a year since the coronavirus pandemic claimed its first known victim in Santa Clara County, California.
In his first speech, Biden says "this is democracy's day" and says the US "has much to do in this winter of peril, much to repair"
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“The President, Vice President and whole administration can count on the support of the global Travel & Tourism private sector as a major ally which will provide a significant boost to both the U.S. and worldwide economic revival ", Gloria Guevara said.
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Joe Biden has said it is "time to heal" the US in his first speech as president-elect, vowing "not to divide but to unify" the country.