Klein, whose plans were first reported by The New York Times, has not set a formal departure date. , said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Among Crane’s potential successors is Jeff Zientz, who orchestrated the administration’s coronavirus response. Senior Advisor Anita Dunn. Steve Ricketty, who served as Biden’s chief of staff as vice president and is now a counselor for Biden.
Neither Crane nor the White House immediately responded to requests for comment.
Klein, 61, held the same role Biden had when he became vice president, and became White House chief of staff after holding other senior positions in the Obama and Clinton administrations. In the Biden White House, his ravenous work ethic and constant tweeting have made him one of the most powerful chiefs of staff in decades.
Crane is credited with orchestrating many of Biden’s legislative and political successes over the past two years. His resignation came as a surprise to Biden, especially after a string of legislative victories, including better-than-expected intermediate results for Democrats and a string of legislative victories, including a broad social spending bill, massive investment in the domestic semiconductor industry, and gun safety legislation. It is done after a successful stretch. .
Klein’s resignation, however, comes as the special counsel opens an investigation into the handling of classified documents found at Biden’s home in Wilmington and his personal office in Washington, the first number in the second half of Biden’s presidency. It can also cast a shadow on the moon.