Jen Psaki is leaving the White House, to be replaced by Karine Jean-Pierre

Jean-Pierre will be the first Black press secretary in history and the first openly gay one too

President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that White House press secretary Jen Psaki is leaving the administration on May 13

President Joe Biden say thanks to Jen for raising the bar, communicating directly and truthfully to the American people, and keeping her sense of humor while doing so

Jean-Pierre represents a historic choice for the role, the first Black press secretary and openly gay one in the history of the position

Jean-Pierre has tough shoes to fill

Psaki has widely been seen by members and press corps as a cool-headed spokesperson with a knack for explaining complicated policy issues

Psaki’s departure is the latest departure from the White House communications office to head for broadcast or cable networks

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