Sarah Sanders, Raj Shah preparing to leave White House, CBS reports

CBS reported that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is planning to leave her position in the Trump administration by the end of the year.

CBS reported she planned to leave by year's end and that Shah had not decided on a departure date.

Sanders fires back at report on Twitter.

A source close to the administration told CBS News also said there will "be even more people leaving the White House sooner rather than later, laid off or just leaving out of exhaustion".

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Sanders has been a figure of rising importance in President Donald Trump's administration since she took over from her predecessor Sean Spicer. Sanders and Shah did not respond to repeated request for comment, according to CBS. Numerous staffers have left in recent months, including Communications Director Hope Hicks, assistant press secretary Natalie Strom and director of White House message strategy Cliff Sims.

Even with a smaller than usual workforce, the Trump Administration's White House set a record in turnover rates, which now stands at 51 percent and President Donald Trump isn't even half-way through his first term in office.

Sanders, who has been in the job for less than a year, is the second press secretary for the Trump administration.

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