Buttigieg, former officials added to Biden's transition team

Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenMarcus Garvey's descendants call for Biden to pardon civil rights leader posthumously GOP grapples with chaotic Senate primary in Pennsylvania ​​Trump social media startup receives commitment of billion from unidentified 'diverse group' of investors MORE added several former Obama administration officials as well as former South Bend, Ind. mayor and presidential hopeful Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Congress avoids shutdown Harris's office undergoes difficult reset The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden to announce increased measures for omicron MORE to his transition team. 

According to multiple media outlets, former National Security advisor Susan Rice and former Deputy Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesFormer Chicago Red Stars players accuse ex-coach of verbal, emotional abuse An unquestioning press promotes Rep. Adam Schiff's book based on Russia fiction Sally Yates reveals breast cancer battle MORE are joining the transition team. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan GrishamMichelle Lynn Lujan GrishamTensions emerge over redefining the fully vaccinated Connecticut governor says boosters needed for people to be fully vaccinated New Mexico governor says full vaccination must include boosters MORE (D) and Jeff Zients, former President ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe bully who pulls the levers of Trump's mind never learns US-China space cooperation is up in the air more than ever GOP infighting takes stupid to a whole new level MORE’s National Economic Council director, will also reportedly join the transition team as co-chairs. 

Biden campaign adviser Anita Dunn, Rep. Cedric RichmondCedric RichmondBiden should seek some ideological diversity Biden says 'consumer spending has recovered' to pre-pandemic levels Build Back Better is a 21st century New Deal MORE (D-La.) and former Surgeon General Vivek MurthyVivek MurthySunday shows preview: Multiple states detect cases of the omicron variant Australian politician blames white supremacists for spreading online vaccine misinformation Harris announces .5B to fight shortage of doctors in underserved communities MORE are also reportedly joining the transition team. Other transition members include Tony Allen, president of Delaware State University, and Teresa Romero, president of the United Farm Workers.


“We are preparing for this transition amid the backdrop of a global health crisis and struggling economy,” former Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.), who is leading the transition team, told Reuters. “This is a transition like no other, and the team being assembled will help Joe Biden meet the urgent challenges facing our country on day one.”

Over the summer Biden announced some members of the transition team, including Yohannes Abraham, who held several senior roles in the Obama administration, and Avril Haines, the former deputy director of the CIA.

Gautam Raghavan, currently chief of staff to Rep. Pramila JayapalPramila JayapalDemocratic caucus chairs call for Boebert committee assignment removal Five reasons for Biden, GOP to be thankful this season 91 House Dems call on Senate to expand immigration protections in Biden spending bill MORE (D-Wash.), who endorsed Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by March of Dimes — Abortion access for 65M women at stake Hospitals in underserved communities face huge cuts in reckless 'Build Back Better' plan Sanders urges Biden to delay Medicare premium hike linked to Alzheimer's drug MORE (I-Vt.) in the primary, is also on the transition team. Biden is also hiring Julie Siegel, who served as a top legal adviser to Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren calls on big banks to follow Capital One in ditching overdraft fees Crypto firm top executives to testify before Congress Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker won't seek reelection MORE (D-Mass.).

The Biden campaign and transition team did not immediately respond to an inquiry from The Hill.