FILE - White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki holds a press briefing in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC.
on March 16, 2022. WASHINGTON - White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki is planning to leave her post from within the Biden administration to join MSNBC allegedly in May.
According to Axios media reporter Sara Fischer via Twitter, the papers have not yet been signed, but the offer purportedly would make Psaki the host of a show on Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, while allowing her the opportunity to appear as a voice on various cable shows.
It was reported that she will not be replacing Rachel Maddow in the 9 p.m. slot. Psaki has reportedly told senior officials about her exclusivity deal and planned departure, but has not yet formally told the White House press team, an administration source told Axios, according to a subsequent tweet.