White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre Has Made History—And Waves
- September 7, 2023
Mattie Kahn, Vogue
Can Jean-Pierre comment on Governor DeSantis from the podium? He is a candidate for president, so she has to be careful. A few months ago, Jean-Pierre was slapped with a Hatch Act violation for comments she made about “MAGA Republicans,” which the Office of Special Counsel, a government watchdog agency, said ran afoul of the federal ban on executive branch employees participating in campaign activity. So, she’s wary. But DeSantis is also an elected official.