Kamala Harris picks Indian-American Sabrina Singh as her press secretary


Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris has picked Indian-American Sabrina Singh, who was on the communications team of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign as her press secretary.

Singh, 32, has eariler worked as spokesperson of two Democratic presidential candidates, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg.

“I’m so excited to join the #BidenHarris ticket as Press Secretary for @KamalaHarris! Can’t wait to get to work and win in November,” Singh tweeted Sunday from her verified Twitter handle, @sabrinasingh24

Her Twitter bio reads: “Press Secretary for @KamalaHarris. Former @MikeBloomberg and @CoryBooker. Dog mom. Anything and all things dark chocolate.”

Besides being a top aide to Democratic National Convention Chairman Tom Perez, Singh has also overseen the party’s coalition programs and several other important activities.

She comes from a family deep-rooted in American politics, said the American Bazaar.

Her grandfather JJ Singh was the head of India League of America, a non-profit championing the interests of the Indian-American community.

Kamala Devi Harris

Harris, whose mother was from Tamil Nadu and father was from Jamaica, is the first candidate of South Asian descent for Vice President of the United States.

On August 11, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden picked Harris to be his running mate for the November 3 election, in a historic move that marked a breakthrough for Indian Americans in US politics.

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