Sarah Huckabee Sanders planning to leave White House

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders turns over the podium to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Camera Icon White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders turns over the podium to Secretary of State Mike

Sanders was replying to an earlier CBS News report that both she and deputy press secretary Raj Shah have considered leaving their positions in the administration.

However, shortly after CBS News ran its report, Sanders complained on Twitter that the network went with its story "without even talking to me" and that she loved her job.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded via a tweet to a CBS News report Wednesday that she was planning to leave the White House by year's end.

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Sanders has been a figure of rising importance in President Donald Trump's administration since she took over from her predecessor Sean Spicer.

In an effort to address all the leaks emanating from the Trump administration, there are plans afoot to slowly whittle down the White House communications team (according to the latest batch of leaks).

Communications director Anthony Scaramucci was sacked last summer after a brief stint at the White House.

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