Joe Biden: The team he hopes can fix the US economy

After Mr Deese was announced, Obama advisor David Axelrod called Mr Deese’s work responding to the 2008 recession “heroic”, while Mr Obama in 2016, discussing his work on the Paris greenhouse gas agreement, told Rolling Stone that he “may have helped save the planet and he’s just doing it while he’s got two babies at home, and could not be a better person”.

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