In less than a month, four major staffers have reportedly left Vice President Kamala Harris’s office.

The departures have come following reports of “disorder, bad press, and, at times, internal frictions,” Politico analyzed.

Following the announcement last month that Harris’ communications director Ashley Etienne will leave the administration in December to pursue “other opportunities,” Symone Sanders is the second major staffer to leave the vice president’s office, according to Breitbart.

Sanders’ announcement read: “I’m so grateful to the VP for her vote of confidence from the very beginning and the opportunity to see what can be unburdened by what has been. I’m grateful for [Harris chief of staff] Tina [Flournoy] and her leadership and her confidence as well.”

Etienne’s decision to leave the government came after reports of a rift between Harris and President Joe Biden and dysfunction in the vice president’s office last month.

A White House official told CNN “Ashley [Etienne] is a valued member of the vice president’s team, who has worked tirelessly to advance the goals of this administration,” adding that “she is leaving the office in December to pursue other opportunities.”

The Washington Post also reported on Wednesday, Dec. 1 that two other aides will be leaving Harris’s team.

“Peter Velz, director of press operations, and Vince Evans, deputy director of the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs in the vice president’s office, have also told others in the vice president’s office that they are leaving,” the Post wrote. Both of them will likely move over to Biden’s team.

In November, CNN reported that Harris felt constrained and sidelined during the first ten months of the new administration, and that she has made a number of apparent communications blunders.

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