U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday appointed Karen Jean-Pierre as White House spokeswoman after Zen Zaki, and became the first black woman to hold that iconic position.
Ms. Jean-Pierre, the White House’s current deputy spokeswoman, will officially take office on May 13.
“Kareen will not only bring the experience, talent and integrity needed for this challenging situation, but she will continue to lead the Biden-Harris administration in engaging with the mission on behalf of the American people,” the U.S. president said in a statement. Report.
Last May, Ms Jean-Pierre became the second black woman to hold a daily press conference in American history. Mr. He has been part of the Senior White House Communications Committee since Biden took office. Previously, he served as the presidential campaign adviser and chief executive of current Vice President Kamala Harris.
Ms Saki was expected to step down next week as she publicly announced her resignation after a year in the current administration.
On Twitter, Ms Psaki called Mr Fiden “thank you” and called her successor a “remarkable woman”.
According to the American media, the current spokesperson should join the MSNBC channel that runs his own show.