Vice President Kamala Harris has hired two veteran communications aides to help finesse messaging and long-term planning after a rocky first nine months in office for the second-in-command.
Lorraine Voles, a crisis communications expert, and Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, worked for Harris during the presidential transition and have extensive experience crafting messages from the White House and the corporate world.
Voles and Frankel “offered to be of assistance” to Harris and will focus on “organizational development, strategic communications, and long-term planning,” a White House official told the Washington Examiner. Both are on temporary assignment, though the White House declined to provide a more specific time frame.
Harris is tasked with several challenging assignments, including addressing the root causes of a migration surge to the United States from Central America and advancing action on voting rights. After Harris drew national attention for a