The spokeswoman for the first lady of the United States of America, Melania Trump, Stephanie Grisham as the new chief White House press secretary.
The appointment was announced by Melania Trump on Twitter, replaces the outgoing Sarah Sanders, who has been sharply criticized for rarely briefing journalists who cover the White House.
Grisham will also hold the more strategic post of communications director, the first lady tweeted.
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