The White House press secretary made some controversial comments during a talk at the Women's Leadership Summit.
Virginia's Red Hen restaurant was protested by Trump supporters — one of whom threw chicken dung, which was later cleaned up by local firefighters.
After issuing a statement that she was asked to leave a restaurant in Virginia, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is facing accusations that she may have committed an ethics violation because her tweet came from her official @PressSec Twitter account. Sarah, I know you don’t care even a tiny little bit about the ethics rules, but using your official account for this is a clear violation of 5 CFR 2635.702(a). “This is a sign of the total ethical rot of this administration, which comes from the model set at the top,” Ian Bassin, executive director of Protect Democracy and former associate White House counsel to Barack Obama tells Refinery29.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders used her official Twitter account to call out a restaurant she was asked to leave because she works for President Donald Trump. After an employee at the restaurant shared the incident on social media, Sanders told her version of the story with on the @PressSec Twitter account. “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for @POTUS and I politely left,” her tweet from her White House account reads.
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting.