WH Communications Director To Step Down

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    The Facts

    • On Wed., the Biden admin. announced that White House (WH) Communications Director Kate Bedingfield will be stepping down from the position later this month.

    • The WH lauded Bedingfield, calling her "a longtime trusted aide to President Biden and a senior strategist both in the administration and on his winning campaign."

    The Spin

    Republican narrative

    This latest announcement adds Bedingfield to a growing list of White House departures, and, while officials may say otherwise, it indicates tension and frustration within the administration. It's not a coincidence that the recent turnover follows Biden's poor approval ratings, and further resignations should be expected.

    Democratic narrative

    The recent White House resignations are merely a reflection of the natural progression of staff members. Although the turnover is slightly more accelerated than usual, it aligns with a broader trend in the economy that has seen high turnover in all industries.

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