Sarah Isgur’s CNN role changes from politics editor to commentator

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New York (CNN Business)Former Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur, whose hiring by CNN stirred controversy last month, is no longer taking a job as a political editor in the Washington bureau.

Instead Isgur will be a political analyst at the network, sharing her insights through television segments like many other commentators do.

She tweeted on Friday: “It’s been a great vacation but I am back on twitter! And news: I will go to CNN as a Political Analyst instead. Will start next month on air and on line. See y’all soon!”

Isgur is a longtime Republican political operative who previously worked for Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz and Mitt Romney. She served as the DOJ’s top spokeswoman during Jeff Sessions’ tenure as attorney general.

Earlier this year she met with television network executives and showed an interest in moving from…

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