Report: Louisiana Congressman to leave for role in White House

National Politics

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.

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