Former White House staffer to join Obama Foundation
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Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe Democratic race for president may not sort itself out 'Too Far Left' hashtag trends on Twitter Krystal Ball: Patrick's 2020 bid is particularly 'troublesome' for Warren MORE has reportedly selected another former White House staffer to serve as a senior adviser to the Obama Foundation.

Yohannes Abraham will be working under David Simas, who previously served as the White House political director and is now the CEO of the Obama Foundation, in an expected six-month-long stint, Politico reported.

Abraham will assist with day-to-day operations, help manage the staff and focus on setting up the structure of the foundation, according to the report.


Abraham served as the chief of staff to top Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, who ran the White House Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs. He also worked as a senior adviser to the White House National Economic Council.

Abraham first worked for Obama during his 2008 presidential campaign.