Biden’s top economic adviser resigns

Biden's top economic adviser resigns

Brian Deese, director of the US National Economic Council, speaks at the White House on July 2, 2021 – Photo: AP

On February 2, the White House announced that Brian Deese, director of the US National Economic Council (NEC) and a top economic adviser to President Joe Biden, would leave this position.

He was the man who helped implement President Joe Biden’s economic policies during his first two years in office, according to Radio NBC News.

In announcing Deese’s resignation, President Biden praised the adviser for his efforts to “rebuild the economy” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

“For the past two years, I’ve relied on Brian Deese to help me do that. Brian has a unique ability to transform complex policy challenges into concrete actions that improve the lives of the American people. ” – Mr. Biden described.

“Brian Deese helped shape my economic vision into reality and managed the transition from historic economic recovery to steady and steady growth.”

US President Biden said that Brian Deese played an important role in passing many bills such as COVID-19 relief, infrastructure, computer chip manufacturing and taxes, climate and care. health.

Mr. Deese’s resignation was foretold, taking place in the middle of Mr. Biden’s presidency, in the context of the US Congress being divided between the Democratic majority in the Senate and the Republican majority. number in the House of Representatives.

Mr Deese’s replacement has not been announced and it is unclear when his resignation will take effect. His departure comes as President Biden and US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy clash over the debt ceiling issue.

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