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Psaki denies question of ‘positive tweet’ push from VP Harris’ office

White House press secretary Jen Psaki dismissed the suggestion that the vice president’s office was engaged in a coordinated PR campaign to bolster the image of vice president Kamala Harris’ office as a work environment. positive after a report revealed that many top employees are leaving her inner circle .

At a news conference on Monday, Ms. Psaki was asked by a reporter about a tweet from David Gins, the vice president’s vice president of operations, which depicted Mr. Gins sitting at his desk with a look of blank face and comments on the VP’s assistant level. love her job.

“Hi. My name is David Gins. I work for Vice President Harris on behalf of the people of the United States as VP of Operations and I absolutely love my job. Just thought some of you guys. should know,” he wrote.

Responding to a question about whether Gins was directed to tweet by anyone in Ms. Harris’s office, Ms. Psaki said she was not aware of any such request by the vice presidential team. Time to direct additional questions to Ms. Harris’s staff. The president and vice president have separate teams, and Ms. Harris is headed by Symone Sanders, a former Biden campaign press secretary who is among Harris aides expected to leave. go in the coming months.

“The CEO put out a tweet… talking about how much he loves his job,” the reporter asked. “Did anyone ask the vice president to put out a positive tweet today?”

“I am not aware of any requests for any positive tweets or any specific tweets,” Psaki said, adding that she knows many people in the vice president’s office who are “looking forward to hearing from you.” continue their work”.

Articles washington reported over the weekend that Ms. Sanders would be among several employees leaving the vice president’s team at the end of the year, in what the newspaper called an “exit” of aides from office. The story contains damaging criticism from an unnamed former employee who stated to Post that the vice president rarely reads her own briefings while calling her a “bully”.

“Obviously you don’t work with someone who is willing to prepare and do the work,” the former employee told Post. “With Kamala, you are subjected to countless criticisms that destroy her soul and her own lack of confidence. So you’re constantly defending a bully and it’s not really clear why. “

The report is just the latest in several similar pieces documenting high levels of burnout and dissatisfaction in the vice president’s office, stemming from the reported management style of Ms. as well as reporting on friction between Ms. Harris’s office and that of President Joe Biden.

ONE Politico A report earlier this year cited a source described as familiar with the situation calling the vice president’s office an “abusive environment” where people often “feel mistreated”.

Mr. Biden has publicly held Harris accountable for his administration’s response to an increase in illegal border crossings at the US-Mexico border and efforts to reinstate the Voting Rights and Reform Act. Democratic-led election law. The White House has made little tangible progress on both issues throughout 2021, contributing to a drop in vote share for both the president and Harris.

Recent reports have publicly speculated that Ms Harris’s team fears she is unprepared for the possibility of running for president in 2024 if the aging Biden fails to run for re-election, despite the presidency so far. still said he would run for re-election.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/jen-psaki-kamala-harris-tweets-b1970922.html Psaki denies question of ‘positive tweet’ push from VP Harris’ office

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