UNITED STATES—Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders publicly announced that she is stepping down from office to go back home to Arkansas to spend time with her family.

During a press conference, Huckabee could not say enough good things about her time as Press Secretary and working for President Donald Trump. She noted it was the single best thing she has ever done with the exception of being a mom. She stated that she will continue to be one of the most outspoken supporters of the President.

Words Of Gratitude As Sarah Huckabee Sanders Steps Down

President Trump paid tribute to Sanders who served as his Press Secretary for 42 months  and worked on his presidential campaign. He called Sanders a great person and said she has a great husband and family. He added that Sanders is a fine woman with a great heart and stated that his hope is she would run for governor of Arkansas one day.

Sanders is the daughter of Mike Huckabee who ran against Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Via Twitter, she noted she hopes she is remembered as being transparent and honest.

Written By Sharon Stice