John Kerry announced Saturday his intention to leave the Biden administration to help Joe Biden with his re-election campaign, according to Axios. Kerry has served as Biden’s special climate envoy since 2020.
Kerry will help create and promote the Biden campaign’s climate message.
He believes a second Biden term in the White House would be the “biggest” difference that could be made for climate progress, a source told Axios.
Kerry spoke with Biden in the Oval Office earlier this week to report on last month’s Cop28 global climate summit.
On Saturday, Kerry informed his team that he would be stepping down as Kerry’s spokesman. told Reuters.
Kerry will continue to work full-time until he leaves the White House and will attend the World Economic Forum next week in Davos.
The administration has made no decision on who will replace Kerry.