The picks, along with a trio of other new nominations confirmed to The Associated Press by the Biden team, come as the president-elect is putting a premium on experience, and perhaps familiarity, as he looks to fill out top positions at federal agencies with less than a week to go before his inauguration. Kessler has been advising Biden as a co-chair of his advisory board on the coronavirus pandemic. Criswell , who also spent more than five years in top posts at FEMA during the Obama administration, is the first woman nominated to head the agency , whose primary responsibility is to coordinate responses to major disasters inside the United States that require federal attention. Cohen, who was deputy CIA director from to , has traveled the world for years tracking money flowing to terror groups, such as the Islamic State group, and other bad actors on the international stage.
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By Brian Marks For Dailymail. Michelle Trachtenberg has reportedly found love with her longtime talent agent Jay Cohen. The news comes shortly after the star joked about getting engaged on Instagram early on Friday. She signed with the agency back in , though it's unclear if Cohen has been working for her the whole time.
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The assessment, which was released in the final days of the Obama administration, claimed that Russia ran a sophisticated interference and influence campaign to help Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. Russia denied any involvement in the election and said it was used as a scapegoat in US partisan fights. In , Cohen famously rebuked then-CIA Director Mike Pompeo, when he claimed the US intelligence community believed the outcome of the election was not affected by the purported Russian campaign. In fact, the scope of the report was not wide enough to make such an assessment. Not true.
In recent years, the council has cast split votes on contentious issues from extending fee waivers for downtown developers to granting more power to the mayor to a more equitable distribution of funding and resources. Though Cohen acknowledged that he may become the deciding vote in some of those decisions, he cautioned against assuming that the council will continue to operate under its current divide. In the meantime, Cohen said he is focused on creating a transition plan and introducing his team to community members in his district. Just a few days after Diep said he was holding out hope until all votes were counted , he called Cohen to concede and issued a statement wishing his opponent a successful tenure in the District 4 office.