Jean-Pierre, the first black and openly gay White House spokeswoman

Jean-Pierre, the first black and openly gay White House spokeswoman

Karine Jean Pierre Thursday became the first black person and the first openly gay woman to be named White House spokespersona position that will make her the face and voice defending the policies of the US President, Joe Biden.

Her appointment is a reflection of the diversity of the US administration, where the vice presidency bears the name of Kamala Harris, who broke her own glass ceiling by becoming the first African American and the first Indian or Asian American to take office. .

Jean-Pierre, 44, replaces the current spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, who is planning to leave? White House on May 13.

Born on the French Caribbean island of Martinique and the daughter of Haitian immigrants, Jean-Pierre has served as Psaki’s “number two” since Biden took office in January 2021 and was responsible for answering questions on several occasions. from reporters at daily press conferences.

Source: El heraldo

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