President Donald Trump announced via Twitter today that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will step down at the end of the month. According to a tweet from the New York Times, Sanders informed her staff of her departure about an hour before the President tweeted the news.

Sanders has a long history of political involvement; she got her start in 1992 helping with her father Mike Huckabee’s campaign for U.S. Senate. She was a field coordinator for Huckabee’s 2002 re-election campaign for Governor of Arkansas and for President Bush’s 2004 re-election campaign in Ohio. In 2010, she was named one of Time’s 40 Under 40 in politics.

After multiple positions as political consultant and senior advisor to both state and federal campaigns, Sanders signed on as a senior advisor to then-candidate Trump’s campaign. After his election, he named her Deputy Press Secretary under then-Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Sanders frequently filled in for Spicer until his resignation in July 2017. Sanders would then be promoted to Press Secretary, a position that only two other women have ever held (Dee-Dee Myers in 1993 and Dana Perino in 2007).

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Conservatives on Twitter were quick to react with well-wishes, praising Sanders for handling attacks day after day, and even wondering who the next Press Secretary will be:

The administration has not named a successor. We wish her well in wherever her journey takes her next, whether it’s in Arkansas or in Washington D.C.!

Jillian K
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