White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on Nov. 4, 2021, in Washington, D.C. | Source: Drew Angerer / Getty
Karine Jean-Pierre is getting a promotion.
The now-former Principal Deputy Press Secretary for Joe Biden's administration has officially been named as the successor to outgoing White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, the president announced on Thursday.
Once Psaki leaves her post in the next few weeks, Jean-Pierre will take over and become the first Black person to serve as White House Press Secretary, yet another historic first for Black people working with and for this president who has made it a point to surround himself with people who "look like America."... Read more