Former Clinton aide Lockhart leaves Facebook

Lockhart served as the White House press secretary under President Clinton from 1998 to 2000. He also worked on Sen. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryBreitbart editor: Biden's son inked deal with Chinese government days after vice president’s trip State lawmakers pushing for carbon taxes aimed at the poor How America reached a 'What do you expect us to do' foreign policy MORE's (D-Mass.) 2004 presidential bid, Clinton's 1996 run and other Democratic campaigns. He co-founded Glover Park Group, a Washington-based communications firm.

Lockhart joined Facebook in July of last year.

According to AllThingsD, which first reported the news, Lockhart left because he didn't want to move to California full-time. He may still consult for Facebook part-time, the technology news site reported.