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Joe Biden appoints first black woman as White House spokeswoman

Joe Biden appoints first black woman as White House spokeswoman

US President Joe Biden has decided to appoint Karen Jean-Pierre as the new White House spokeswoman, to be the first woman and lesbian to hold the position. Jean-Pierre, 44, has been a deputy White House spokeswoman since Biden was elected president. She will replace the current spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, 43, at the end of next week. The incumbent holds daily news briefings with White House correspondents. Saki will move to a job at left-leaning television station MSNBC. She described her successor on Twitter as a "wonderful woman", with a "moral core". "I can't wait to see her shine and bring…
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