By: The Hill

January 13, 2021

The top Democrat on Facebook’s policy team, who is a former chief of staff to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), has left the social media company.

Catlin O’Neill left her post as director of public policy, a Facebook spokesperson confirmed. She had worked at the company since May 2013 after serving as chief of staff in Pelosi’s personal office. Before that, she was Pelosi’s deputy director of legislative operations.

“As a committed Democrat and one that’s devoted to the House of Representatives as an institution, I’m sure it became too much,” a former Hill colleague told The Hill