White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has resigned and will leave the job by the end of June.

This was announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday.

 “After 3 1/2 years, our wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas,” Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon.

Trump also advised her to accept a political role and run for the office of Arkansas governor.

Sarah Sanders has been the press secretary since July 2017. She was deputy press secretary when Trump took over in 2016 and later succeeded Sean Spicer.

Sarah belongs to a political family. Her father, Michael Dale Huckabee, popular as Mike Huckabee was the 44th governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007.

Trump praised Sarah for doing “an incredible job” as White House press secretary and called her extremely talented.

However, Trump did not specify any successor to her.

Trump also described Sanders as a special person, a very fine woman, and a warrior.  Sarah’s media innings started with Trump's presidential campaign team in 2016.

Sarah not ruling out a political career

In her reaction, Sanders reacted that she felt the “honor” and “opportunity of a lifetime” in the job as press secretary.

Sarah said she “loved every minute, even the hard minutes” and reiterated her loyalty to President Trump and added that she would “continue to be one of the most outspoken and loyal supporters of the president and his agenda.”

In a separate chat with reporters, Sarah confided that she is yet to decide on joining the race for Arkansas governor. But did not rule out that possibility.

“I don’t know,” she said. “I learned a long time ago never to rule anything out.”

Sarah, the mother-of-three, said, right now she wanted to spend more time with her family.

According to CBS News, Sanders wanted to leave the Trump administration last year. The timeline was extended after her principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah left the administration.

Sources said it is likely that Sarah Sanders may consider a political career in Arkansas.  GettyImages-Sarah Sanders White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters after an interview with FOX News outside the West Wing, June 11, 2019 in Washington, DC Photo: Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Sarah, 36, is known for her statement that God  “wanted Donald Trump to become president.”

Relation with the press

Sarah’s tenure was marked with a hard relationship with the media, and she often raised Trump’s allegation of fake news.

Currently, the White House has no communications director. Already five people have served in the job under Trump’s presidency. Fox News executive Bill Shine was the last incumbent.