Biden appoints former Ambassador Power to head US international aid agency By Reuters

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Wednesday named Samantha Power, a former US ambassador to the United Nations, as his choice to head the US Agency for International Development (USAID). “The power will bring the international community together and work with our partners to address the greatest challenges of our time, including COVID-19, climate change, global poverty and democratic backsliding,” its transition team said in a statement.

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