Exclusive Interview: Jake Sullivan, Biden's National Security Adviser : The NPR Politics Podcast Jake Sullivan is the president-elect's top national security adviser. He told NPR's Scott Detrow that he is worried that a lack of communication from top Trump officials could jeopardize a safe transition.

Sullivan also emphasized that Americans' economic well-being will be a central tenet of Joe Biden's foreign policy. Although he served in the Obama administration, Sullivan now feels that it didn't do enough to tie foreign policy to domestic concerns.

This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben and political correspondent Scott Detrow.

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Exclusive Interview: Jake Sullivan, Biden's National Security Adviser

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Exclusive Interview: Jake Sullivan, Biden's National Security Adviser

Exclusive Interview: Jake Sullivan, Biden's National Security Adviser

Exclusive Interview: Jake Sullivan, Biden's National Security Adviser

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Jake Sullivan is the president-elect's top national security adviser. He told NPR's Scott Detrow that he is worried that a lack of communication from top Trump officials could jeopardize a safe transition.

Sullivan also emphasized that Americans' economic well-being will be a central tenet of Joe Biden's foreign policy. Although he served in the Obama administration, Sullivan now feels that it didn't do enough to tie foreign policy to domestic concerns.

This episode: political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben and political correspondent Scott Detrow.

Connect:
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.
Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.
Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.
Listen to our playlist The NPR Politics Daily Workout.
Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.
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Produced by Barton Girdwood and Lexie Schapitl.