Jeff Zients to Take Over as Biden’s Chief of Staff as Ron Klain Steps Down

President Joe Biden is expected to announce a new Chief of Staff in the coming weeks as current Chief of Staff Ron Klain is expected to step down soon after the State of the Union Address.

According to The Washington Post, Jeff Zients is set to be Biden’s next top aide. Zients is an experienced business executive and was the former director of the National Economic Council. He is also a former acting director of the Office of Management and Budget.

The Associated Press – en Español reports that Klain is expected to leave the White House soon, and The New York Times reports that Klain is expected to step down as Biden’s White House Chief of Staff.

NBC10 Boston reports that former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is in the running to become Biden’s new top aide.

Klain has served as Chief of Staff since Biden took office in January 2021. He has been a key figure in Biden’s administration, and his departure will mark a major change in the White House.

The White House has not yet made an official announcement about the change in leadership. An announcement is expected in the coming weeks.