Excerpted From The Washington Examiner: Sarah Sanders will take over as White House press secretary after Sean Spicer resigned his post earlier in the day, incoming White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Friday.
“I’d like to announce formally that Sarah Huckabee Sanders is going to be the press secretary,” Scaramucci said.
Scaramucci made the announcement after Sanders introduced him to the White House press corps. Scaramucci said he would start in a few weeks, and Spicer, who has been serving as the interim communications director, said he would stay in his current job through August.
Sanders previously served as the principal deputy press secretary and has been conducting the vast majority of White House briefings in recent weeks, both on and off-camera.
Scaramucci said that he has not spoken to the president about holding “regular” on-camera briefings but plans to speak with him in the future. Keep reading