Sarah Huckabee Sanders Denies Report She’s Quitting White House Job

Report Sarah Sanders and Raj Shah planning to leave White House	 	 	 			File White House press secretary Sarah Sanders

Report Sarah Sanders and Raj Shah planning to leave White House File White House press secretary Sarah Sanders

Press secretary Sarah Sanders and principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah are both heading for the exits, according to sources inside the White House and close to the administration.

The CBS story cites sources "sources inside the White House and close to the administration" and says those sources told CBS Sanders is planning to leave at the end of the year.

She tweeted that CBS News hadn't confirmed their report with her.

Neither staffer responded to the news outlet's request for comments, but Sanders did take to Twitter and send a tweet shortly after the story broke.

"Hold on Jim, if you'll let me finish", Sanders said as Acosta began to interject.

Sanders was fielding questions from the press pool during her daily briefing when one reporter exploded on the Secretary, demanding she "answer the question".

"To say that Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been talking about leaving at the end of the year hardly means that it's set in stone".

"Does @CBSNews know something I don't about my plans and my future?" She said she loved her job and was honored to work for the president.

The previous White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, resigned in July 2017 after just 182 days opn the job, following a series of missteps. Less than halfway through Mr. Trump's term, the turnover rate stands at 51 percent, according to the Brookings Institution.

And most recently, Kelly Sadler, a special assistant to the president in the Office of Communications, stepped down a month after a joke she made about John McCain's terminal illness caused national outcry.

Many staffers have described the White House as a toxic work environment.

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