NEW ORLEANS —
The New York Times is reporting that Cedric Richmond, Senior Advisor and Director of the Office of Public Engagement for the White House, is leaving the Biden administration.
Jonathan Martin with the New York Times said Richmond is expected to leave the White House next month.
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According to the New York Times, Richmond is the first of Biden's close advisers to leave, making him one of the first close Biden advisers to leave.
Richmond is expected to enter the private sector and consult for the Democratic National Convention, according to Martin's tweet.
Richmond resigned his position with the 2nd Congressional district in 2020 to join Biden's administration.
Richmond also chaired Biden's national campaign.