White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki
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Psaki has celebrated her staff’s nuptuals, giving them wedding sashes to wear in the briefing room.
“I have committed that I will try to find people love on the team,” she told reporters.
Psaki said she encourages people to have children “because they’re wonderful.”

A job on White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s team can lead to big things – even wedding bells. That’s her goal, anyway.

“I have committed that I will try to find people love on the team and a lot of people have gotten married,” she told reporters on Thursday at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast. She said she also encourages people to have children “because they’re wonderful.”

The title of “matchmaker” has long gone to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who counts more than a dozen weddings among people who met working in his office.

Psaki, who has been married for 12 years, didn’t respond to Insider’s inquiry about her staff’s nuptials. But she has celebrated their marriages in the briefing room.

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Last year, after discussing global vaccination efforts, she pivoted to the upcoming wedding of Assistant Press Secretary Emilie Simons. 

“If you join the press team, you get married. That’s my promise,” she told reporters before giving Simons a “Bride to Be” sash and declaring her “an incredible member of the team.”

Deputy White House Press Secretary Chris Meagher — a couple weeks before Simons — received the same treatment, sash and all. “Everybody should know that Chris is marrying up, as many people do,” Psaki said.

“I’m glad I got my mask on,” Meagher said. “My face is probably beet red.”

Meagher later tweeted that he doesn’t get to wear a sash that often, “especially in the briefing room.” But he agreed that he …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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