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Sarah Sanders response to being kicked out of restaurant: Owner’s actions ‘say far more about her than about me’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Saturday responded to being kicked out of a Virginia restaurant after a server’s post about the incident went viral.

Sanders confirmed the incident in a tweet, and said that she always treats those she disagrees with “respectfully.”

“Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because I work for [President Trump] and I politely left,” Sanders tweeted. “Her actions say far more about her than about me. I always do my best to treat people, including those I disagree with, respectfully and will continue to do so.”

{mosads}Jaike Foley-Schultz, who said he is a waiter at the restaurant, posted on Facebook that he served Sanders and her family “for a total of 2 minutes” before the owner asked the press secretary’s party to leave.

Trump critics and supporters alike took to the restaurant’s Facebook and Yelp pages to leave one- or five-star reviews responding to the incident.

“If you are a whining liberal feel free to eat here, if you are a TRUE AMERICAN stay away,” one Facebook user wrote.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, a five-star Yelp review read: “The best. I’ve heard that they serve crow to those deserving of it.”

Sanders is the third Trump administration official to be targeted at a restaurant in recent days, in addition to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House senior adviser Stephen Miller. 

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