Mar 8, 2019 - Economy

Sarah Isgur to join CNN as pundit, not editor

Sarah Isgur.

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Republican operative Sarah Isgur announced Friday she will no longer be joining CNN as a politics editor following criticism over the hiring news — however, she will still be joining CNN as a political analyst on-air and online next month.

Details: A CNN spokesperson said that Isgur came up with the idea to step away from the editor role. Isgur was the top spokesperson for the Trump administration’s Department of Justice under Jeff Sessions and had previously served as an advisor to Ted Cruz and Mitt Romney.

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