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Sarah Sanders Is Joining Fox News in This Role

Former White House press secretary for President Donald Trump landed a new position and will begin the work in early September — here are the details

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The former White House press secretary will be joining the Fox News Channel as a contributor.

Sarah Sanders is scheduled to make her debut on “Fox & Friends,” the popular morning show, on September 6, the network announced on Thursday.

“Fox News has been the number-one news organization in the country for 17 years running and I am beyond proud to join their incredible stable of on-air contributors in providing political insights and analysis,” Sanders said in a statement on Thursday.

Sanders is 37. She’ll be providing political commentary and analysis to Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Digital, Fox Nation and the radio/podcast division, Fox announced.

Sanders, a daughter of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, held the job of White House press secretary for President Donald Trump from July 2017 through June 2019, when she stepped down from her role.

She was only the third woman and the first-ever mom to occupy that position.

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She is married and has three children. She and her family live in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Sanders previously joined the administration as deputy press secretary in January 2017 after working as a senior adviser for Trump’s first presidential campaign.

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