President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he has named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary.
Jean-Pierre currently serves as principal deputy press secretary. Starting May 13, she will replace departing White House press secretary Jen Psaki.
“Karine not only brings the experience, talent and integrity needed for this difficult job, but she will continue to lead the way in communicating about the work of the Biden-Harris Administration,” Biden said in a statement. “Jill and I have known and respected Karine a long time and she will be a strong voice speaking for me and this Administration.”
What We Know:
- President Joe Biden named Karine Jean-Pierre to be the next White House press secretary.
- She will replace Jen Psaki starting May 13.
- Jean-Pierre is the first Black and out LGBTQ person in the role.
This is a Breaking News Alert from Urban Newsroom.