Nov 29, 2020 - Politics & Policy
Biden taps former Obama communications director for press secretary
Jen Psaki, who previously served as Obama's communications director, will serve as President-elect Joe Biden's press secretary, the transition team announced Sunday.
The big picture: All of the top aides in Biden's communication staff will be women, per the Washington Post, which first reported Psaki's appointment.
Other appointments announced by the transition team:
- Kate Bedingfield as White House communications director.
- Senior campaign adviser Symone Sanders as chief spokesperson to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
- Ashley Etienne, former spokesperson for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, as communications director for Harris.