Sarah HuckabeeSarah Elizabeth SandersSam Donaldson: History shows ‘would-be tyrants always attempt to destroy a free press’ Sam Donaldson: History shows ‘would-be tyrants always attempt to destroy a free press’ On The Money: Trump plans to declare new emergency to impose Mexico tariffs | House chair vows to fight Trump tariffs | Democrats ask Fed to probe Trump, Deutsche Bank ties MORE Sanders will leave her post as White House press secretary at the end of the month, President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel OKs space military branch Harris calls Trump ‘a national security threat’ after he says he’d take information from foreign power Harris calls Trump ‘a national security threat’ after he says he’d take information from foreign power MORE announced on Thursday.

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Sanders’s departure caps off a tumultuous, two-year run as Trump’s top spokeswoman, marked by tensions with the White House press corps and the disappearance of the daily news briefing. During that time, however, Sanders became one of Trump’s closest aides and fiercest defenders.

In his announcement, which was made on Twitter, Trump praised Sanders as a “very special person with extraordinary talents” who could one day run for governor of her home state of Arkansas.

“She would be fantastic. Sarah, thank you for a job well done!” Trump wrote.

Sanders succeeded Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerFormer Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus officially joins Navy Former Trump chief of staff Reince Priebus officially joins Navy Progressive groups targeting Harvard, other universities with ad urging them to not hire Trump officials MORE as press secretary at the White House in July 2017. Before that, she served as his top deputy in the press office since Trump’s inauguration as well as a surrogate for his 2016 campaign.

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