By The Blaze. . .Caroline Sunshine interned at the White House, but was hired as an assistant to the press office. She is 22 years old.
Sunshine is best known for her role as Tinka Hessenheffer on “Shake It Up,” a show on the Disney Channel.
“Caroline Sunshine was a White House intern,” said White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters in a statement released Tuesday. “In college, she was involved with the American Enterprise Institute and an active member of her school’s Model United Nations team.” . . .
Sunshine has a Twitter account with more than half a million followers.
— Caroline Sunshine (@CSUNSHINE) June 9, 2016
Here’s an interview with Caroline Sunshine on the red carpet from 2014:
(Read more from “Trump Hires Former Disney Channel Star to His Admin” HERE)
Former Disney Star Joins White House Press Team
By CNN. The White House press office is getting a bit more Sunshine these days — former Disney Channel star Caroline Sunshine, that is. She’s joining the team as a press assistant . . .
She applied to the internship through the White House’s website . . .
President Donald Trump in recent weeks has hired other staff with cable television backgrounds; CNBC host Larry Kudlow was tapped earlier this month as head of the White House National Economic Council and John Bolton, a Fox News analyst, will be the next national security adviser.
Sunshine is not the only Disney Channel star to get political; Miley Cyrus, who catapulted to fame on the hit series “Hannah Montana” performed at the “March for Our Lives” in Washington on Saturday. (Read more from “Former Disney Star Joins White House Press Team” HERE)