The communications director for Vice President Kamala Harris has handed in her resignation as the VP takes a nosedive in approval polling and rumors swirl about an apparent rift with President Joe Biden.
Ashley Etienne resigned Thursday, the Washington Examiner reported, adding, “Etienne’s last day will be next month as the office opens for a new official to take the role.”
A White House official issued a diplomatic statement in the wake of the news, calling the outgoing comms director a “valued member” of the team.
“Ashley is a valued member of the vice president’s team, who has worked tirelessly to advance the goals of this administration,” the official said. “She is leaving the office in December to pursue other opportunities.”
Etienne’s exit announcement comes on the heels of