The former Trump administration advisor is expected to add commentary to Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Digital and the Fox Nation streaming service, the Fox Corporation unit announced Thursday. She is expected to make her debut on “Fox & Friends” during one its next show with a live audience, on September 6. Sanders will hold forth from her home base in Arkansas.
“I am beyond proud to join their incredible stable of on-air contributors in providing political insights and analysis,” Sanders said in a statement.
She is the latest White House spokesperson to find a path to the TV-news circuit. Jay Carney and Robert Gibbs, two press secretaries under President Obama, became contributors for CNN and NBC News, respectively. Other White House personnel have also made the transition into TV. ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos was a communications director in Clinton White House; Fox News anchor Dana Perino was a press secretary under President George W. Bush. MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace was communications director during that Bush tenure as well.
Anthony Scaramucci, who has recast himself from Trump surrogate into Resistance media hero in recent days, was spotted yucking it up at former President Bill Clinton’s birthday party over the weekend, according to a report.
Vanity Fair reports Clinton and Vernon Jordan, a senior Lazard banker and longtime confidant of the former president, celebrated their birthdays together at the Martha Vineyards estate of Sir Evelyn and Lynn Forester de Rothschild. Scaramucci, who lasted all but 11 days as President Donald Trump’s White House communications director in July 2017, is said to have rubbed shoulders with not only the Clintons, but former Secretary of State John Kerry, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), and Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, who owns a piece of the New York Times.
“Democrats have more fun!” The Mooch said of the party to Vanity Fair.
Scaramucci’s attendance at Clinton’s birthday party seemly gives weight to the idea that his sudden U-turn from MAGA booster to Never Trumper is motivated by his desire to regain acceptance by East Coast elites. “[Some] speculate that Scaramucci, a wealthy entrepreneur who sometimes visits the Hamptons in the summer, might be doing this is to ingratiate himself back into New York society circles,” Politico reported this week. “Who’s in the Hamptons all summer?” asked a high-profile Trump associated in an interview with Politico. “Not Trump supporters! Right? He’s hanging out in the Hamptons with people who hate the president.”
The Mooch, propped up by the corporate media, has been on a warpath against President Trump as of late, attacking him as everything from a racist to mentally unstable. Not only does the investor claim he is actively recruiting former Trump Cabinet members to speak out about their former boss, but he boldly predicts Republicans will need to find a new nominee if they want to retake the White House in 2020.