“His experience has been and will be a valuable resource to our entire team as we plan long-term and deliver on the administration’s ambitious policy agenda,” the White House official said. told CNN.
The pair, who worked for Harris during each presidential transition, will focus their efforts on “organizational development, strategic communication and long-term planning.”
Voles, a veteran communications strategist and Clinton and Gore alum, will work in a temporary capacity on contracts of three to six months, a source familiar with Harris’s office told CNN. According to the White House official, Frankel is also temporary.
At the time, what many of the vice president’s aides and former aides described as having a “flashback” was incorrectly viewed as part of a broader pattern of messaging challenges that have plagued him since his unsuccessful presidential campaign.
The interview with Holt occurred after Harris had attended an extensive media training session on how to improve his presentation and presentation in interviews and speeches. According to multiple sources, this training was one of several sessions in the last year. A colleague said at the time that the session was not in response to or preparation for a particular interview or topic.