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Sarah Huckabee Sanders responds to report she’s leaving the Trump administration

14 June 2018

In a style similar to how Sanders has dealt with the White House Press Corps, she tweeted the CBS News report was wrong.

CBS cited a Brookings Institution report revealing turnover in Trump's first year was at 34 percent, four times higher than the first year of his predecessor Barack Obama.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, is planning her departure from the Trump administration, according to a report from CBS News. Several high-profile aides, including John F. Kelly, the president's chief of staff, and Joe Hagin, a deputy of Mr. Kelly's, are said to be thinking about how much longer they can stay.

White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah
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Communications director Anthony Scaramucci was sacked last summer after a brief stint at the White House.

Sanders, the daughter of former Arkansas Governor and failed presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, assumed the role of press secretary after the exit of Sean Spicer in June 2017.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders responds to report she’s leaving the Trump administration