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“Super-Talented” Vedant Patel “Helps President Every Day”: White House

Vedant Patel, 32, is the Assistant Press Secretary on the White House within the Biden Administration


In a uncommon gesture, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday praised her Indian American assistant Vedant Patel, describing him as “super-talented”.

“I often joke with him (Vedant Patel) that we give him easy assignments. We did not. It’s just because he’s super talented,” Ms Psaki instructed reporters at her day by day information convention in presence of Patel.

“Vedant, I’ll say about him, he’s a beautiful writer. He’s a fast writer. I don’t know if that means he could be a wire reporter. I think he has a very promising career in government ahead of him,” she mentioned in a uncommon gesture.

She described his contributions as “amazing” for “everything he does to help me, help all of us, help the President every day”.

Assistant Press Secretary on the White House from day one of many Biden Administration, Vedant Patel is a graduate from the University of California, Riverside and has earned his MBA from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. Born in Gujarat, he was raised in California.

At the White House, Vedant, 32, is in style amongst reporters. He has a desk within the decrease press workplace and handles all media queries associated to immigration and local weather change.

Before becoming a member of the administration, he was a senior spokesperson on the Presidential Inauguration Committee and was a regional communications director within the Biden marketing campaign.

Vedant Patel began his profession as deputy communications director to the previous Congressman Mike Honda from December 2012 to November 2015. Thereafter he served as Communications Director for Mike Honda for Congress from Nov 2015 to January 2017.

After that, he served as regional press secretary and director of AAPI Media from April 2017 to November 2018 and was communications director to Indian American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal from November 2018 to April 2019.

In an earlier tweet, Vedant Patel had mentioned that he and his household moved to the US in 1991.

“We moved here in 1991 & it’s because of their (parent’s) sacrifices & hard work I’m able to sit here in the White House working for” the President, he mentioned.

Priya Singh was the primary Indian American White House Press Assistant from 2009 to 2010 throughout the Obama Administration.

Raj Shah served because the White House Deputy Press Secretary from 2017 to 2019 below the Trump Administration.

A number of weeks in the past, Megha Bhattacharya joined Vedant Patel within the White House press store. Till lately Sabrina Singh, additionally from California, was the deputy press secretary to Vice President Kamala Harris.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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