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Biden's two assistants resign - WP

Biden's two assistants resign - WP President of the United States Joe Biden (photo: Getty Images)

Senior Advisor to U.S. President Joe Biden, Mike Donilon, and Deputy Chief of Staff to the White House, Jennifer O'Malley Dillon, are set to depart from their positions in early February. They plan to continue their work within Biden's re-election campaign, according to The Washington Post.

According to reports, Jennifer O'Malley Dillon is set to lead the U.S. President's re-election campaign, overseeing its electoral headquarters, while Mike Donilon will be responsible for shaping the primary political strategy. It is noteworthy that both individuals previously worked in Biden's campaign team during the 2020 elections and secured positions in the White House following his victory.

Earlier, several editions indicated that Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry is also planning to resign and participate in Biden's upcoming election campaign.

Election in the U.S.

The U.S. presidential elections are scheduled for November 5, 2024. According to forecasts, the primary Democratic candidate is expected to be the incumbent President of the United States, Joe Biden. Among Republicans, aside from Donald Trump, former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is considered a frontrunner.

Trump had previously promised his supporters to end Russia's war against Ukraine within 24 hours if re-elected for a second presidential term. At the same time, he also stated that he would allow Russia to take control of parts of Ukrainian territory to avoid war.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had invited Trump to visit Ukraine, reacting to Trump's pledge to stop the war in Ukraine within 24 hours if re-elected.

For more details on the key election themes in the U.S., you can read the article by RBC-Ukraine.