President-elect Joe Biden announced several picks for top jobs in national security and foreign relations, and he’s also expected to name Janet Yellen as treasury secretary, according to three people in close communication with aides to the president-elect.

The nominations announced today are: Alejandro Mayorkas to head the Department of Homeland Security, the first immigrant in that position; Avril D. Haines as director of national intelligence, the first woman in that position; and John F. Kerry as special presidential envoy for climate.

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In Michigan, a four-member canvassing board tasked with certifying election results could deadlock if both Republican members seek a delay. Biden leads President Trump, who continues to falsely claim that he won the Nov. 3 election, by more than 150,000 votes in the state.

Meanwhile, House Democrats are in a standoff with General Services Administration head Emily Murphy over when the agency will brief lawmakers on the delayed presidential transition. Read more at Washington Post