Two sources conversant in the matter say Donilon, a former nationwide safety adviser in the Obama administration who had been thought of a frontrunner for the job, intends to stay in the personal sector and never be part of the Biden administration.

Donilon informed the Biden transition staff “some time in the past” that he was not prepared to return into authorities proper now, one in every of the sources mentioned.

Although Donilon labored extra carefully with Biden and his staff throughout the Obama administration, his potential position in the incoming administration would not have come with out its personal problems.

As a supervisor, he was recognized for creating an intense and hard work atmosphere. Earlier than becoming a member of the Obama administration, Donilon was a prime Fannie Mae govt for six years throughout the housing increase, leaving earlier than the firm imploded and was compelled to pay $400 million to the federal authorities for misstated earnings throughout his time there.

Since his time in the Obama administration, Donilon has labored for the monetary agency BlackRock.

MeSlop reported final week that former performing CIA Director Michael Morell is amongst these into account for the submit. Morell is not recognized to have an in depth relationship with Biden however is a 30-year veteran of the CIA and well-respected by the company rank and file.

This story has been up to date with extra details about Donilon.