Recent developments have prompted rumors his leave is tied to the proceedings
Bio: Joe Pompeo is a senior reporter at Capital, where he covers media. He was previously a reporter at Yahoo News, Business Insider and The New York Observer.
The hire is the latest in a series of appointments made by Jake Silverstein.
Jeff Bezos reportedly informed Weymouth during an Aug. 18 visit to Washington that he had selected Fred Ryan as the new publisher.
A season of change for the publisher could open new avenues
The website will host an Oct. 6 primary showdown at San Jose State University between Silicon Valley Democrats Ro Khanna and Mike Honda, who are vying for a congressional seat.
A move to consolidate control of video was seen as a way to fend off meddling editors
Meet Katharine Viner, the U.K. paper's U.S. chief
In his new role, Bob Christie will be "responsible for managing media relations for the company outside of Greater China," according to a news release.
He was originally slated to lead the India launch.
'No just god would stand for what they did yesterday'