Her announced departure follows that of Harris communications director Ashley Etienne, who is also leaving this month ‘to pursue other opportunities,’ according to the White House.
Harris in recent weeks has battled mounting reports that her office is in disarray, and that her team is frustrated at being handed ‘no-win’ tasks that don’t suit her skillset, such as tackling the ‘root causes’ of migration behind the recent border crisis.
JUST IN: Symone Sanders, senior advisor and chief spokesperson to VP Kamala Harris, is leaving Harris’ office by the end of the year.https://t.co/6wji9CSx1D
— Axios (@axios) December 2, 2021
NEWS: Vice President Kamala Harris’ chief spokesperson and senior advisor Symone Sanders is leaving the Biden administration at the end of this year, according to a source familiar with the decision.
“Symone has served honorably for 3 years,” the source told CNN
STORY TO COME
— Jasmine Wright (@JasJWright) December 2, 2021
They’re all jumping ship:
News: Two more staffers are scheduled to depart VP Kamala Harris' office
-Vince Evans, deputy director of public engagement and intergovernmental affairs
-Peter Velz, director of press operations
Both are expected to take new jobs in or close to the administration
— Tyler Pager (@tylerpager) December 2, 2021