Joe Biden announces all-female senior White House press team 1 month ago

Joe Biden announces all-female senior White House press team

“These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better.”

An all-female communications team is set for Joe Biden's White House - and we truly do love to see it.

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The Biden administration is already making history with this announcement, revealing this week that the senior press team will be made up entirely of women.

As well as the all-female team, four of the top roles will also be filled by women of colour, with the president saying he wants “diverse perspectives” within his administration.

Kate Bedingfield, Biden's former communications director during his presidential campaign, will now take on the role of White House communications director, while Jen Psaki, a long-time Democratic spokeswoman, is going to be Biden's press secretary.

She tweeted over the weekend: “Honored to work again for @JoeBiden, a man I worked on behalf of during the Obama-Biden Admin as he helped lead economic recovery, rebuilt our relationships with partners (turns out good practice) and injected empathy and humanity into nearly every meeting I sat in.”

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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ chief of staff, Karine Jean Pierre, will also be part of the White House communications team.

Sources close to the White House also revealed that Biden plans to name Neera Tanden, the president and CEO of Centre for American Progress, as director of the Office of Management and Budget.

In a statement announcing the new team Biden said: “Communicating directly and truthfully to the American people is one of the most important duties of a President, and this team will be entrusted with the tremendous responsibility of connecting the American people to the White House.

“These qualified, experienced communicators bring diverse perspectives to their work and a shared commitment to building this country back better.”

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