Jake Sullivan, Biden’s choose for nationwide safety adviser, made his mark on home coverage throughout marketing campaign
By Annie Linskey, Matt Viser and John Hudson
Jake Sullivan, chosen by Biden on Monday as his nationwide safety adviser, made extra of a mark on home coverage throughout Biden’s marketing campaign, serving to him conceive the “Construct Again Higher” plan that was key to his financial message.
Beforehand, Sullivan served within the highest ranges of the Democratic coverage institution. He labored for Hillary Clinton when she was secretary of state, moved to the White Home to work for President Barack Obama and was steadily by Clinton’s aspect as a international coverage adviser in her 2016 presidential bid.
On Biden’s marketing campaign, Sullivan traveled extensively with the candidate, accompanying him on a practice trip by means of Ohio and Pennsylvania.
After Clinton’s 2016 loss, Sullivan taught a category at Yale College, the place he earned two levels (a 3rd got here from Oxford, the place he was a Rhodes scholar).
Sullivan, a Minnesota native, lives in Portsmouth, N.H., together with his spouse.