NEW ORLEANS, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Louisiana Congressman Cedric Richmond is leaving for a role in the Biden White House.
According to NBC News, Richmond is officially joining the Biden administration in a senior role, with a portfolio that includes public engagement.
Richmond currently represents Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District, which includes New Orleans.
Richmond has schedule a news conference for Tuesday morning.
Richmond was one of Joe Biden’s early backers when he first announced his run for the White House and served as co-chair of Biden’s national campaign.