Another key aide is leaving Vice President Kamala Harris’ office following the departure of two other advisors.
Vincent Evans, who was Harris’ deputy director of public engagement and intergovernmental affairs, has taken a job on the Congressional Black Caucus, he stated in an announcement supplied to CNBC.
The CBC is led by Black lawmakers who advocate for points essential to minority communities throughout the nation. The group is chaired by Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio.
“I’m deeply honored to be named the manager director of the Congressional Black Caucus,” Evans stated within the assertion. “I began my profession in Washington working for a member of the CBC, so I do know first hand the super management and affect this Caucus has in Congress and throughout the nation.”
Evans was a political director for Harris in the course of the transition, and held the identical publish whereas Harris was a nominee for vice president in the course of the later phases of the 2020 election, in response to his LinkedIn profile.
An individual aware of Evans’ departure says he’s leaving Harris’ office on nice phrases and that he plans to keep up an in depth relationship with the vice president. The transfer, this particular person added, has nothing to do with two other current departures. Harris, in response to this particular person, helps Evans determination. This particular person declined to be named with a view to communicate freely about Evans’ determination.
Symone Sanders, who was chief spokesperson for Harris, just lately introduced her departure from the vice president’s office, calling it an “honor of a lifetime” to work there. Ashley Etienne, Harris’ former communications director, left the vice president’s office last month.
Beatty, the CBC chair, praised Evans. “As a pacesetter for efficient change, Vincent will assist the CBC attain better heights and make substantive advances in 2022. Vincent is aware of the significance of growing important relationships on the subject of public engagement, together with a range of coverage and management expertise,” Beatty stated in an announcement.
Evans’ departure comes after a number of reviews describing stress and dysfunction throughout the vice president’s office. CNBC reported on Harris’ allies taking purpose at her chief of employees, Tina Flournoy, for her dealing with of the vice president and her crew. CNN beforehand reported on frustrations directed towards Harris from officers within the West Wing of the White House.
The White House and Harris’ crew have beforehand downplayed the destructive reviews.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki known as Harris in November a “very important accomplice” to President Joe Biden and a “daring chief who has taken on key, essential challenges dealing with the nation — from voting rights to addressing root causes of migration to increasing broadband.”