US President-elect Joe Biden has named American Vedant Patel for the White House Assistant Press Secretary’s post.
Mr. Biden announced 16 additional members for the White House Communication and Press Staff, which includes Megan Apper- Director of Research, Kate Berner- Deputy Communications Director, Rosemary Boeglin-Assistant Press Secretary, Amanda Finney- Chief of Staff for the Press Office and -Mike Gwin-Special Assistant to the Press Secretary, Director of Rapid Response, and Meghan Hays- Director of Message Planning.
Vedant Patel is born in India but raised in California, where he is graduated from the University of California and the University of Florida. He is currently the Biden inaugural senior spokesperson and was also a part of the Biden election campaign where he worked as the Regional Communications Director and as the Nevada and Western Primary-States Communications Director.
Earlier, he worked as Communications Director to Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, Western Regional Press Secretary at the Democratic National Committee, and Communications Director to Congressman Mike Honda.
According to the PTI report, Mr. Biden, after announcing the names, stated that “Restoring faith in government by speaking honestly and directly to the American people will be a hallmark of my administration. Our communications and press staff are integral to this effort and are committed to building this country back better for all Americans. I’m proud to have them serve the American people in the White House.”
White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said, “These appointees are among a diverse and experienced team that is dedicated to rebuilding the trust of the American people amidst a pandemic and a struggling economy.”
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