White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for Trump

The Red Hen could not immediately be reached and their website did not appear to be working


Reuters June 23, 2018
The Red Hen could not immediately be reached and their website did not appear to be working. PHOTO:REUTERS

WASHINGTON: White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said on Saturday that she had been asked to leave a Virginia restaurant the night before because she worked for President Donald Trump.

“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,” Sanders said on the official Press Secretary Twitter account.



The Red Hen could not immediately be reached and their website did not appear to be working. A number of people criticised the restaurant for the move on the it’s Yelp page.

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Earlier this week, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was confronted by protesters at a Mexican restaurant in Washington DC Protesters yelled “Shame! Shame!” and it came as the Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the US-Mexico border.

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BrainBro | 3 years ago | Reply Mixing business with politics = bad outcome.
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