Brian Stelter on the Post-White House Prospects For Sarah Sanders: I Don’t Think She’ll Have Many Job Offers
CNN senior media correspondent Brian Stelter joined HLN’s S.E. Cupp, Andy Levy, and Dave Smith on Tuesday to discuss the reports that newly appointed deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine, formerly of Fox News, is already considering who might replace Sarah Sanders as Press Secretary if she soon departs, a story Shine denies.
As part of the long discussion, host Cupp asked Stelter about the prospects for someone leaving a high profile job at the Trump White House. “Do people like Sarah Sanders leave this White House with lots of opportunity?”
“I don’t think so, I don’t think so,” said Stelter, as Cupp agreed that she doesn’t either.
You know, look. Dana Perino ended up at Fox. [Robert] Gibbs ended up at McDonald’s. [Jay] Carney, Amazon,” said Stelter of past press secretaries. “In the past it has been a springboard.”
But, he said, Sean Spicer hasn’t been able to “capitalize on his success or infamy” with the Trump administration and get a “big job.”
“It’s different now,” he said.
They also discussed the potential replacements short-list, which featured a lot of Fox personalities. Stelter has previously outlined the close relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration, and of course, Bill Shine is former co-president of the network.
The full clip on the topic is above, courtesy of HLN. A very interesting discussion.
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