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White House Sarah Matthews Mother: Who Is Heidi Matthews?

Meet Heidi Matthews, mother of Sarah Matthews, one of the witnesses from the January 6 Capitol Hill riot who served as a deputy press secretary at the White House. Sarah was hired by Kayleigh McEnany who she met while working for Trump’s re-election campaign. When Kayleigh took the press secretary position at the White House, she hired her in June 2020.

“In this role, I serve as a spokesperson for President Trump and spend a lot of my day working with the White House press corps,” the North Canton native said for the Kent State Piece. “I also develop messaging strategy, prep Kayleigh for briefings, and staff the president for interviews”.

This article covers details on her marriage, age, career, and other details regarding her age.

Meet Heidi Matthews, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews’s Mother

Heidi P Matthews is the mother of former White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Matthews. Heidi welcomed her on 20 February 1995. Sarah is currently working in the U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Committee on the Climate Crisis as communications director under Garret Graves.

As for Heidi, her Twitter bio reads, “God, Family, Fitness, and politics are my life! Tweets and Retweets are my own and do not reflect any candidate or elected official”.

In February 2022, Sarah testified behind closed doors with the select committee. She told the committee that Trump’s tweet attacking Vice President Mike Pene on January 6 was like “pouring gasoline on the fire”.

During an interview with The Washington Post, Sarah explained that she had been “visibly shaken” by Trump not speaking out against the protesters. When the former president told them, “we love you,” and that they were “very special,” Sarah said she was “disturbed.” As for the reason why she resigned she shared that it was “deeply personal,” maintaining that she “couldn’t walk into the building the following day and act like everything was fine because it was indefensible”.

On One Year Anniversary of Jan. 6, Sarah tweeted, “Make no mistake, the events on the 6th were a coup attempt, a term we’d use had they happened in any other country, and former President Trump failed to meet the moment”. She then added, “While it might be easier to ignore or whitewash the events of that day for political expediency — if we’re going to be morally consistent — we need to acknowledge these hard truths.”

Before resigning, she released a statement that read, “I was honored to serve in the Trump administration and proud of the policies we enacted. As someone who worked in the halls of Congress, I was deeply disturbed by what I saw today. I’ll be stepping down from my role, effective immediately. Our nation needs a peaceful transfer of power”.

Heidi Matthews Husband And Kids

Heidi Matthews is married to her husband Jeffery A Mathews. Jeff and Heidi shared their wedding vows in October 1992. In 2022, they have been married for 29 years. In October 2015, Heidi tweeted, “Feeling thankful for our 23 years together @MatthewsJeff #Anniversary #Loveyoudearly”. Their marriage blessed them with two children; Sarah and Emily.

Age 64, Jeffrey was born in October 1957. Jeffrey is currently serving as the Director of Stark County Board of Elections since 1991. From June 2008 to June 2022, he also worked as chairman of the Stark County Republican Party. His LinkedIn reveals that he is retiring soon.

More about her daughter, Heidi’s older daughter is Emily Hide Matthews. She is a mother of four children and a military wife. She is working as a digital creator.

Heidi Matthews Age

Heidi was born in March 1973, which makes her 49 years old in July 2022.

Is Heidi Matthews On Facebook?

Heidi Matthews is not on Facebook, but she uses Twitter. Her Twitter handle is (@Heidi1092).

Heidi Matthews Job

Heidi Matthews started her career as caseworker manager at U.S. House of Representatives – Congressman Ralph Regula in October 2000. She worked in the Ohio District Office for him until January 2009. In March 2009, she joined the social security administration as a service representative in Canton, Ohio. Moreover, she worked in that role for nearly two years.

In January 2011, Heidi took the role of District Director for U.S. Representative House of Representative in Wadsworth, Ohio.

In January 2019, she started became District Director at

Heidi is also working in the fitness business and healthy living. She also served as a coach at Beach Body.

Besides her job, Heidi also volunteered at Greater Cleveland Food Bank as a volunteer. She volunteered as Bell Ringer at Salvation Army in 2016. Regarding academic qualifications, Heidi graduated from the University of Mount Union.

Related FAQs

  • Where Does Heidi Matthews Reside?

In 2022, Heidi Matthews is residing in North Canton, Ohio.

  • What Is Heidi Matthews Maiden Name?

The maiden name of Heidi Matthews is Penrod. She is the daughter of the late R. Bruce Penrod and Carol A. Penrod (Jones) of Alliance. Her brother Eric P Penrod died on 16 September 2020 in Alliance, Ohio. Her sisters are Aimee E. Harper of Bolivar, OH, and Gretchen M. Buhrow (Peter Buhrow) of Strongsville, OH.

  • Does Heidi Matthews Support Donald Trump?

Heidi appears to be a Donald Trump supporter. In October 2020, Heidi tweeted about Trump’s parade in Ohio. She tweeted, “@realDonaldTrump @ohiogop Check it out!!! #Trump Parade on Route 30 in Ohio! #Trump2020 #Ohio #Trump2020Landslide”.

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