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"She's stood up to pollies for years, questioning their actions": Is Sam Armytage quitting Sunrise for politics?

She’s been dragged back to a five-day working week on Sunrise, but co-host Samantha Armytage still has insiders convinced a shock exit from Seven could be on the cards.

By Woman's Day team
She's been dragged back to a five-day working week on Sunrise, but co-host Samantha Armytage still has insiders convinced a shock exit from Seven could be on the cards.
Speaking to Woman's Day, one close source reveals the bride-to-be, 44, has the momentum and popularity for a new career – in politics!
"Sam is making all the right moves for a shift into politics," dishes the insider.
"She's particularly passionate about the bush, and a natural progression for her now would be a move into local council as a member and take the steady climb up the ladder – maybe all the way to Canberra!"
Speaking to Woman's Day, one close source reveals the bride-to-be, 44, has the momentum and popularity for a new career – in politics! Getty
The source notes Sam's passionate on-air rants to politicians recently gained lots of attention.
"It's almost testing the waters to see what she can get away with and who will follow her," they say.
"She's stood up to pollies for years, questioning their actions," adds the insider, who notes she took on former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce last year over help for farmers and recently grilled Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk about her strict border restrictions.
Sam is passionate about her local community.
"It's becoming clear Sam has what it takes," the source continues.
"She loves her local Southern Highlands community and would do anything to help the locals," says our source, adding that Sam could run for MP near where she and fiance Richard Lavender, 60, share a home.
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