Indian-Americans taking over US, says President Biden as they keep getting key positions.
US President Joe Biden said, that Indian-Americans are taking over America, referring to the large number of incredible professionals from the Indian community holding key positions in his administration.
The President was speaking during a virtual interaction with scientists at NASA who were involved in the historic landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars on February 18. Mr. Biden said that his Vice President Kamala Harris is also of Indian Origin and said Indians are incredible.
Indian-American scientist Swati Mohan leads the guidance, navigation, and control operations of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission. Joe Biden, who was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on January 20, has created history by appointing at least 55 Indian-Americans to key positions in his administration.
Nearly half of them are women and a sizable number of them are working in the White House. So far, the Obama-Biden administration has the distinction of appointing the largest number of Indian-Americans in any administration, the previous Donald Trump administration was not lagging far behind as it appointed the first-ever Indian-American with a cabinet rank and inside the National Security Council.