Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R), who is running for governor of Arkansas, makes the case for getting vaccinated in an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette op-ed.
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R) told Fox News that she would not impose any mask mandate or vaccine requirements if she is elected governor of Arkansas in 2022.
Said Sanders: “We believe in personal freedom and responsibility.”
Arkansas Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin (R) announced that he is departing the governor’s race to run for attorney general, the Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports.
“Griffin’s announcement about his decision to change what office he is seeking in the Republican primary in 2022 comes two weeks after Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R), a former press secretary for the Trump administration, announced her own bid for governor in a campaign video. Former President Donald Trump endorsed Sanders.”
New York Times: “President Trump’s former press secretary has returned to Arkansas a bona fide star eager to play a new role in a post-Trump Republican Party.”
Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders rolled out a campaign website amid speculation that she is considering a run for Arkansas governor.
“Allies of outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders commissioned a poll in her native state of Arkansas to test her support against likely primary opponents for a potential gubernatorial race,” sources close to Sanders tell CBS News.
“The results of the poll, conducted several weeks ago, showed Sanders ‘crushing’ any potential Republican rivals, including current Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin who has been eyeing a run.”
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is leaving her role at the end of the month, has floated the possibility of running for Arkansas governor in recent private conversations, CNN reports.
“Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson was re-elected just last year, so unless he steps down early — or is appointed to something — the governor’s office in Little Rock isn’t open until January 2023.”