Twitter creates new ‘SecondGentleman’ account for Kamala Harris’ husband


Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and husband Doug Emhoff arrive to the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.

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Twitter on Wednesday confirmed that it has transitioned institutional White House accounts from the Trump administration to the Biden administration.

The transition comes following the swearing-in of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

The accounts include @WhiteHouse, @POTUS, @VP, @FLOTUS and @PressSec.

Twitter said it has also created a new account, @SecondGentleman, for Douglas Emhoff, Harris’ husband.

Concurrently, the company has archived the accounts from the Trump administration. Tweets from those accounts are now publicly archived at @POTUS45, @WhiteHouse45, @VP45, @PressSec45, @FLOTUS45 and @SecondLady45.

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