A leaked email obtained by Outspoken shows that the White House will be elevating Vice President Kamala Harris to a level where she would be involved with all White House business.
The directive, which came from a top White House communications official, instructs all agencies to now refer to the Biden administration as the “Biden-Harris Administration.”
The White House official Twitter has also made the change.
According to Outspoken, all 15 executive departments now contain the same language. Press releases and other communications from the following agencies will only refer to the current administration as the Biden-Harris administration from now on: Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and the Attorney General.
It appears that all agencies that work with the federal government will now need to use this language.
The move will certainly raise eyebrows among Biden critics, who believe that Biden is unfit to serve.
“World leaders expect to hear from the President of the United States, not the Vice President,” said Richard Grenell, former Acting Director of National Intelligence, to Outspoken. “There are certainly times when the Vice President has to step in but not for the introductory call.”
“The fact that the White House is instructing federal agencies to replace ‘Biden’ with ‘Biden-Harris’ after less than 60 days is indicative of the struggle Joe Biden is already having being President,” continued Grenell. “This is a signal that he can’t do the job alone.”