Biden Wishes Outgoing Chief Of Staff ‘Best Of Luck’

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Ron Klain — Vice President Joe Biden’s chief of staff — will leave his post at the end of January.

In a statement this morning, Biden said he is “proud” of the work Klain has accomplished, and wished him “the best of luck as he takes this next step in his career.”Here’s Biden’s full statement:

For 25 years, Ron Klain has been my friend and advisor. As my chief of staff in the White House, Ron has done an exceptional job of building my team, implementing my direction on top priorities, and providing invaluable counsel. He has also played a key role in establishing the strong, positive relationship that exists between my staff and the President’s team. I am proud of the successes we have had over these two years, and am grateful for the role Ron played in achieving them. I wish him the best of luck as he takes this next step in his career.”

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