Reports of an unhappy working environment in Vice President Kamala Harris’ office are ringing a bell with former staffers, who have described similar experiences dating back more than a decade, according to a new report.
According to Business Insider, Harris alumni have been buzzing about a Politico report last month that described the Veep’s office as “chaotic” with a “tense and at times dour” atmosphere. One source quoted by Politico described it as a place where “people feel treated like s—.”
“So many people recognized themselves in it, or recognized treatment they had seen or treatment they had heard about and dismissed,” one former staffer told Business Insider, adding that they had sent a link to the story to their therapist with a note that read: “Rarely in life are we publicly vindicated.”
Business Insider’s story cited interviews with 12 former Harris staffers about the work environment during her stints as San Francisco’s district attorney (an office she