A few days before his new position was announced, Ben LaBolt, the next White House communications director, erased dozens of tweets.
Kate Bedingfield, who has served as President Biden’s communications director since his 2021 inauguration, will retire at the end of this month, the White House announced on Friday, February 10. LaBolt will take her place.
LaBolt erased 85 tweets two days prior to the announcement, according to Social Blade, a firm that monitors user data on social media networks. Three days after the announcement of his new position, on February 13, he later removed another 10 tweets.
The deletion of any specific tweets is not disclosed by Social Blade.
Kate Bedingfield, the White House’s director of communications, talks at a press conference in the James S. Brady Press Room.