Peter Velz, director of press operations for Vice President Kamala Harris, is the latest aide to depart from the vice president’s office.
Velz is jumping ship for a role at the State Department’s protocol office, according to Politico‘s Eugene Daniels. The former Harris official’s exit was first reported in November, said Daniels.
NEW: Peter Velz, director of VP Kamala Harris’ press operations, is headed to the Deptartment of State to work in the protocol office.
Today is his last day in the VP’s office. His departure was reported in November.
— Eugene Daniels (@EugeneDaniels2) January 5, 2022
Velz issued his own statement on his departure Wednesday, saying he is “so proud” of Harris’ work and called the Biden White House an