"Good morning, everybody. I am here to announce that i will be resigning as White House Press Secretary. Mr. President, it has been an extrordinary honor and privilege to serve you for more than seven years now. The last two years and nine months as your press secretary. The White House is going through a period of transition. Change can be helpful. And this is a good time and good position to help bring about change. I am ready to move on. I have been in this position a long time and my wife and I are excited about beginning the next chapter in our life together. You have accomplished a lot over the last several years with this team. And I have been honored and grateful to be a small part of a terrific and talented team of really good people. Our relationship began back in Texas and I look forward to continuing it. Particularly when we are both back in Texas."
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