Michelle Obama's Chief of Staff Stepping Down

The Chicago exodus continues.

Susan Sher and First Lady Michelle Obama

The Atlanta Post is reporting that Michelle Obama’s chief of staff, Susan Sher, will be stepping down next year and returning to Chicago. Another Chicagoan, Tina Tchen, who is the White House director of public engagement, has been mentioned as a potential replacement, but no decisions have been made on her replacement as of yet. Sher had been telling friends she was planning to move back to Chicago, where her husband, Neil Cohen, is a Cook County Circuit Court judge in Maywood. There is no specific departure date for Sher. Perhaps the White House should lay off of hiring people from Chicago. It seems that the Chocolate City and a historic presidential administration can't hold their attention.

Read more at the Atlanta Post.

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