With help from Allie Bice
Welcome to POLITICO’s 2021 Transition Playbook, your guide to the first 100 days of the Biden administration.
MEENA HARRIS is ambitious.
The 36-year-old’s new book, “Ambitious Girl,” about how women are often smeared for their ambition, is the No. 1 New York Times bestseller this week among children’s picture books. Her other book, “Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea,” is No. 4.
She has her own clothing line, Phenomenal, that celebrities such as JANE FONDA and SOFÍA VERGARA have helped her promote. After the November election, she co-founded her own production company. She’s a paid speaker represented by Creative Artists Agency. She’s a Stanford and Harvard Law graduate.
But some on the Biden campaign and now the Biden White House think Meena is, well, too ambitious — at least when it comes to leveraging her relationship with her aunt, Vice…