“I feel we’re getting near the purpose the place my worth add is extra restricted, and due to this fact I count on my exercise to lower progressively after Jan. 21, however so long as I’m requested, I will likely be serving to,” Slaoui stated Wednesday.
The choice to maintain on Slaoui comes at the same time as President-elect Joe Biden criticizes the Trump administration for the gradual tempo of vaccinations. Biden additionally just lately introduced plans to carry on a brand new group to assist handle the Covid-19 response, together with the inoculation effort. Some progressive lawmakers have additionally been crucial of Slaoui’s drug trade ties.
Gen. Gustave Perna, OWS’ chief working officer, stated the Biden transition has not informed him whether or not he’ll proceed in his function.
“I’ve signed up, I’m right here till my a part of the mission is finished or I’m informed in any other case,” Perna stated.
The Biden group didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.