Biden picks Karine Jean-Pierre to replace Jen Psaki as White House press secretary..

President Biden on Thursday announced that Karine Jean-Pierre will replace Jen Psaki as White House press secretary — becoming the first black and first openly gay person to hold the position. Jean-Pierre, 44, grew up in Queens and will replace Psaki on May 13 after working more than a year as a deputy press secretary. The outgoing press secretary tearfully called her successor to the White House briefing room podium on … Continue reading Biden picks Karine Jean-Pierre to replace Jen Psaki as White House press secretary..