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Karine Jean-Pierre

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Thursday he has chosen Karine Jean-Pierre as White House press secretary to replace Jen Psaki, who leaves on May 13.

Jean-Pierre would be the first Black woman and the first openly LGBTQ+ person to serve as press secretary, Psaki said on Twitter after the president issued his statement.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; editing by Tim Ahmann)

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