First lady's spokeswoman to be White House press secretary
WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Trump has announced that her spokeswoman will be the new White House press secretary.
Stephanie Grisham, who has been with the Trumps since 2015, will also take on the role of White House communications director.
The first lady tweeted Tuesday that she "can think of no better person to serve the Administration & our country."
I am pleased to announce @StephGrisham45 will be the next @PressSec & Comms Director! She has been with us since 2015 - @potus & I can think of no better person to serve the Administration & our country. Excited to have Stephanie working for both sides of the @WhiteHouse. #BeBest— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) June 25, 2019
Grisham succeeds Sarah Sanders, who announced her resignation earlier this month.
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