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Sarah Sanders Claims Trump Joked She Should 'Take One for the Team' After Kim Jong Un Hit on Her
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There have been numerous tell-all memoirs by those formerly in President Donald Trump's orbit, with some describing his chaotic and even dangerous behavior.

The vast majority of these books have been written by the President's enemies, but the latest to emerge is from one of the President's most vocal supporters: former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Though Sanders continues to defend Donald Trump as a contributor on Fox News, that doesn't mean the book—Speaking for Myself—paints a completely flattering portrait of the President.

This is particularly true in one revelation within the memoir, in which Sanders relays a bizarre moment during negotiations with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a summit in Singapore in 2018.

Sanders said she looked up

"[T]o notice Kim staring at me. We made direct eye contact and Kim nodded and appeared to wink at me. I was stunned. I quickly looked down and continued taking notes...All I could think was, 'What just happened? Surely Kim Jong Un did not just mark me!?'"

The former Press Secretary told Trump and then-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly about the moment later.

According to Sanders, Trump replied:

"Kim Jong Un hit on you! He did! He f---ing hit on you!"

Sanders—a devout conservative Christian—asked Trump to stop, but he and Kelly "howled" with laughter, as Trump said:

"Well, Sarah, that settles it. You're going to North Korea and taking one for the team! Your husband and kids will miss you, but you'll be a hero to your country!"

As White House Press Secretary, Sanders repeatedly defended Trump as a respecter of women, especially the numerous timesafter he fired off misogynistic insults on Twitter and in media interviews.

The moment in the book called that into question yet again.

The revelation in the book set Twitter ablaze.

Sanders' memoir is set for release on September 8.