By Syndication Washington Post, Bloomberg · Jennifer Epstein, Saleha Mohsin · NATIONAL, BUSINESS, POLITICS, WHITEHOUSE
Biden will also nominate Adewale Adeyemo to be deputy treasury secretary as part of a slate of economic-team appointments he plans to make this week, the people said.
The Biden transition team declined to comment.
The choices show Biden turning to experienced Washington hands as he begins building his economic team. He's selected Janet Yellen, the former Federal Reserve chairman, as his nominee for treasury secretary, Bloomberg News reported last week.
Tanden, who leads the the Center for American Progress, a liberal think-tank, worked on the Obama administration's health-care policies and was a close adviser to Hillary Clinton.
Rouse worked in the Obama administration as a member of the CEA and is dean of Princeton University's school of public and international affairs.