Sarah Huckabee Sanders Wants to Be Remembered as ‘Transparent and Honest’ Press Secretary

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From heated exchanges with reporters to her stark support of President Donald Trump, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has certainly made waves while serving in her position, but she said Tuesday night she wants her legacy to be tamer.

“I hope that it will be that I showed up every day and did the very best job that I could to put forward the president’s message,” Sanders said Tuesday night. Speaking at the Politico Women Rule summit, Sanders claimed “to do the best job I could to answer questions, to be transparent and honest throughout that process, and to do everything I could to make America a little better that day than it was the day before.”

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Sanders’ hope that people would remember her as “transparent and honest” raised eyebrows from the liberal crowd, who have seen her as someone who repeats and makes excuses for Trump’s inaccuracies and has cut back on press briefings.

Sanders went on to talk about where she gets her news, and while she didn’t clarify exactly what sources, she did weigh in on what she thought made a good news story.

“You can actually tell something that is a good news story if you have no idea what side of the story the journalist is on,” she said. “Unfortunately, I think that is more rare today than it used to be.”

She added that she doesn’t like to spend her time “bogged down in the opinion components and really try to look at the facts.”

However, the news stories that Sanders shares on her social media tell a different story. She often shares stories an videos from conservative-leaning sources.

Sanders retweeted this video from Fox News, a common news channel she promotes on social media.

Even though she says she strays from opinion, Sanders often shares opinion articles that back the president and his agenda.

Sanders retweeted this New York Times opinion piece:

The press secretary’s appearance at the Women Rule conference was warranted. As she pointed out, she is the first woman in over a decade to hold the position as White House press secretary and the first mother of young kids to do so.

Despite reports she may be leaving the position soon, Sanders said there’s no plan: “Not that I know about.” She added she wants to continue to be an “effective messenger for the president.”

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Amanda Funk Marshall
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Anyone who says that Sarah Sanders is a liar , doesnt want to know the truth. We couldn’t have a better press secretary than Sarah.. For one thing she has more patience than most. Some of those so called reporters needs their mouths mashed! I’m sure the ones of you who says she’s a liar are the same ones upholding these jerks needing their mouths mashed ! You are like 2 peas in a democrat pod.

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