Trump Issues Major Announcement About Sarah Sanders One of the most capable women in Washington is calling it a day. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who has handled the Washington media corps with competent class for almost two full years, is stepping down from her position at the end of June, President Donald Trump announced on Thursday. To call Sanders “special” is the kind of understatement Trump is rarely guilty of. Since taking over the post in July 2017, Sanders functioned as the adult in the room at White House news briefings, handling the pompous pretensions of divas like CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta with admirable aplomb. She’s endured public confrontations like the notorious incident last year when she and her party were asked to leave a Virginia restaurant because its owner and staff didn’t like her politics and came out the bigger person by a long shot. The best the left could throw at her was probably that disgraceful performance from a nobody “comedian” at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in April 2018, when a routine that was supposed to be played for laughs ended up simply being insulting on a juvenile level. But in the end, Sanders had the last laugh. She never got the softball treatment that the Obama communications team hacks got. But she took on some of the most unpleasant “journalists” in the capital (April Ryan of CNN and American Urban Radio Networks leaps to mind) and proved herself one of the best — if not the best — presidential press secretary in decades. Liberal attacks against the Trump White House keep shattering – especially since the long-awaited report from special counsel Robert Mueller proved that Democrats’ accusations of “Russia collusion” by the 2016 Trump presidential campaign were as empty as Trump supporters always knew they were. It’s tough to say whether Trump was being serious in his line about Sanders running for the chief executive spot in Little Rock. But one thing’s certain: Sanders made history in her time as the public face of the Trump administration.