Enrollment was stuck for two years
His nomination was stuck since July 2021. Biden had decided on his name at the same time but the decision could not be taken due to his previous record. President Biden feels that America’s partnership with India is very important. Kenneth Juster was the last US ambassador to India, remaining in office until January 2021. According to Biden’s Chief Deputy Secretary Olivia Dalton, the President feels that Garcetti will be able to play a strong and influential role in India.
What is the controversy with Garcetti
Garcetti’s close friend Rick Jacobs was accused of sexual harassment. As soon as this matter came to light, the decision of his appointment was postponed. Although Garcetti has always denied these allegations. A report came in May 2021 stating that President Biden had decided to appoint Garcetti as ambassador to India. Garcetti has been co-chairman of Biden’s election campaign. He is said to have contributed a lot to Biden’s victory. His appointment to the post of ambassador is being termed as a reward given to him by Biden.
dream of becoming president
In the year 2017, Garcetti even declared himself as a presidential candidate. When Biden won the election in 2020, it was said that Garcetti could find a place in his cabinet. But his troubles increased after the Rick Jacobs controversy surfaced. Garcetti has been the mayor of Los Angeles, the second largest city in America. In such a situation, it is believed that he also has a lot of political experience.