US Vice President Kamala Harris has been accused of bullying and giving “soul-destroying” remarks to her staff members. Some staff members have left the VP’s office fueling the accusations. On Wednesday, January 5, another one of the staff at Harris’s office resigned from his position.
The staff member who left this time was Vincent Evans who was deputy director of public engagement and intergovernmental affairs. He was a part of Harris’ team during the 2020 election and presidential transition. It is reported that Evans will be joining Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), a foundation headed by advocates for minorities and Rep. Joyce Beatty.
Evans Exit Is Related Kamala Harris Bullying Accusations?
Evans’ exit comes at a very crucial time in the life of Vice President Harris. Harris was recently accused of being a “bully” to her staff and that she often gave “soul-destroying” comments. However, many reports say that this has nothing to do with Evans exit as the deputy director as he was still on good terms with Harris.
Talking about his change of roles and joining CBC, Evans said that he was honored to be a part of the foundation. At the beginning of his career in Washington, he worked for a CBC member so he familiar with leadership of the caucus and it’s impact on Congress and the masses.
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The staff members who have resigned from Vice President’s office amid the bullying accusations on Kamala Harris include Ashley Etienne, communications director, Peter Velz, director of press operations and Symone Sanders, chief spokesperson.
While talking about the exodus of staff members from Vice President office, Jen Psaki, White House press secretary said that it was “natural” and “positive”. She talked about the pressure and challenges of working at White House. “If you look at past precedent, it’s natural for staffers who have thrown their heart and soul into a job to be ready to move on to a new challenge after a few years and that is applicable to many of these individuals,” said Psaki during a press briefing.