Kamala’s Comms Director Quits Amidst Reports of Office Turmoil

'It’s hard to miss the specific energy that the White House brings to defend a white man, knowing that Kamala Harris has spent almost a year taking a lot of the hits that the West Wing didn’t want to take themselves...'

Vice President Kamala Harris’s communications director announced her resignation this week amidst reports of plummeting approval ratings and growing tensions between Harris and the rest of the Biden administration.

Ashley Etienne turned in her resignation and will leave Harris’s office next month, according to Fox News.

“Ashley is a valued member of the Vice President’s team, who has worked tirelessly to advance the goals of this administration,” a White House official said in a statement. “She is leaving the office in December to pursue other opportunities.”

Etienne was a longtime top adviser to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., serving as Pelosi’s communications director twice.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Harris’s office has been in turmoil in recent weeks as her approval ratings hit record low numbers. CNN reported last week that Harris’s team believes the Biden administration is intentionally leaving Harris out to dry, and that she isn’t being put in a position to succeed.

Harris’s camp is worried, for example, that the White House will choose Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg over her when it comes time to choose a 2024 nominee. 

“It’s hard to miss the specific energy that the White House brings to defend a white man, knowing that Kamala Harris has spent almost a year taking a lot of the hits that the West Wing didn’t want to take themselves,” a former Harris aide said.

However, when asked this week whether she feels “misused or underused” by the Biden administration, Harris laughed in response.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

“No, I don’t,” she said.

The White House has also denied that Harris is at odds with the administration, claiming she is a “valued” part of the team.

Recent polls show Harris’s approval ratings have dropped to 28%, which is even worse than Biden’s. The poll shows that 51% disapprove of the job she’s doing. The other 21% are undecided.

Copyright 2022. No part of this site may be reproduced in whole or in part in any manner without the permission of the copyright owner. To inquire about licensing content, use the contact form at https://headlineusa.com/advertising.
- Advertisement -


Former Border Patrol Chief: Texas Doing Fed’s Job, Holding Line at U.S. Border

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) The number of illegal immigrants apprehended at the southern border by the Texas Department of Public Safety in the...

Jobless Claims Surge as Economy Struggles to Recover From Pandemic Shutdowns

(The Center Square) Newly released economic data show a surge in first-time unemployment claims last week, much higher than experts predicted. The Department of Labor...

FBI Raids Home, Office of Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar, a Vocal Biden Critic

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) The Laredo, Texas, home and campaign office of Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, a vocal critic of the president,...

Jan. 6 Inquisition Requests Interview with Ivanka Trump

(Headline USA) The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol protests is asking Ivanka Trump, daughter of former President Donald Trump, to voluntarily cooperate with...

California Bill Would Create Safe Consumption Sites for Drug Use

(Madison Hirneisen, The Center Square) To confront an increase in opioid-related overdose deaths in California, one state legislator is working to advance a bill...

NANNY STATE: USC Frat Parties Must Now Have Security Guard Present

(Headline USA) Most fraternities at the University of Southern California will be allowed to start having parties again in March if security guards are...

US Drops Case Against MIT Professor Accused of Ties to China

(Headline USA) The Justice Department dropped its case Thursday against a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor accused of concealing ties to the Chinese government,...

Judges Didn’t Consider ‘Wisdom’ of Deporting Novak Djokovic

(Headline USA) Three Australian Federal Court judges on Thursday revealed their reasons for backing a government order to deport tennis star Novak Djokovic, explaining...

Biden’s Big Lie about Midterm’s Validity Undergoes Frantic Spin Operation

(Jacob Bruns, Headline USA) White House press secretary Jen Psaki worked her wiles once more, this time covering for President Joe Biden's most recent gaffe...
- Advertisement -