WATCH: Sean Spicer squirms when reporters ask him why Trump won’t release the Comey tapes. The Midday Show with Sean Spicer: Tweets are in, Sessions is out. Reporter: How would you rate the president’s level of confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions?
Spicer: I have not had a discussion with him about that. That Trump has confidence in his AG doesn’t exactly seem like the kind of thing that would require an up-to-the-minute briefing. But Spicer’s reluctance to touch Sessions with any pole measuring less than twenty feet continued. Reporter: The last time you said something like that, there was a development. Spicer: I’m just answering a question.
Feeling chilly enough? The remainder of the show brought few surprises. Trump’s cyber-attack on Qatar came up from multiple quarters, with Spicer being asked if the US now favored “regime change” in a country Trump accused of funding terrorism. In other words, he avoided giving any explanation for why Trump then turned around and cast Qatar into the darkness. Joke of the day. Untitled. It's odd yet somehow refreshing that Sarah Huckabee Sanders can be so calmly lucid in defense of so much chaotic lunacy.
Trump's tweeting "gives him the ability to speak directly to the people," said the deputy press secretary yesterday. "I think," she added, "it’s a very important tool for him to be able to utilize. " Sanders also noted that Trump's tweets overcome "the bias of the media filtering those types of communications," meaning straight reporting — verbatim reporting — on the president's mental breakdowns and rather obvious cries for help. Very important indeed, these tweets. WATCH: Sean Spicer Fails SPECTACULARLY When Asked About Trump’s Ridiculous Twitter Habit. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has the hardest job in Washington.
He has to, on an almost daily basis, face a firing squad of reporters and try to explain his boss’s crazy behavior. This is especially true when it comes to Donald Trump’s infamous Twitter habit. There have been several explanations from White House officials about how reporters and the American public should treat Trump’s tweets. Now that Trump has had a spectacularly nutty weekend on Twitter even by normal Trumpian standards, Spicer had to answer on Monday, point blank, if every crazy tweet is an official statement from the White House.
Spicer said of the tweets: Kellyanne Conway had a lousy Monday. Sean Spicer’s wasn’t much better. Huckabee Sanders says Trump will let Comey testify, defends travel ban tweets White House principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on June 5 said President Trump will not invoke executive privilege to prevent former FBI director James B.
Comey from testifying before senators on June 8. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump will not invoke executive privilege to stop James B. Comey’s upcoming Senate testimony. (Reuters) Trump looking to Sarah Huckabee Sanders in tough moments. WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with aggressive on-air questioning about the president's wiretapping claims, Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't flinch, she went folksy.
Speaking to George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America," she pulled out a version of an old line from President Lyndon Johnson: "If the president walked across the Potomac, the media would be reporting that he could not swim. " The 34-year-old spokeswoman for President Donald Trump was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Her way with a zinger — and her unshakable loyalty to an often unpredictable boss — are big reasons why the deputy press secretary is a rising star in Trump's orbit. Sarah Sanders' Sassiest Press Briefing Moments. Sarah Huckabee Sanders filled in for Sean Spicer again at Wednesday’s White House press briefing and had a number of cheeky retorts.
While the deputy press secretary is relatively new on the scene, she is quickly establishing herself as a fearless spokesperson for the White House. Check out her five sassiest moments from Wednesday’s press briefing: 'Why Is The President Picking A Fight With The Mayor Of London' After Terror Attack?' ‘How does he not contradict himself?’ Sarah Huckabee Sanders struggles to make sense of Trump’s tweets. State Department Press Briefings Go Dark. Core practices of open government are eroding in the Trump Administration, with new limitations on the ability of the press to effectively question officials on U.S. foreign policy.
The problem is starkly illustrated by comparing the press briefing schedules of the State Department for May 2016 and May 2017. In May 2016, the State Department held a press briefing nearly every weekday of the month, with only two exceptions. One of them was Memorial Day. In May 2017, by contrast, there was not a single State Department press briefing. The last briefing was on April 27.
Nor can this be explained away by the fact that the Trump Administration is still comparatively new. Some might take these press briefings for granted or dismiss them as insignificant and self-serving, if not occasionally misleading. Daily press briefings both represent and reinforce a culture of open government. Such questions will of course be asked and discussed by others. Those precedents have now been violated.
Sean Spicer regularly uses the stupefying form of speech that George Orwell called ‘duckspeak’ The Trumps’ nine-day journey outside the United States was “incredible, historic…because it truly was an extraordinary week.”
It was “unprecedented.” “We’ve never seen before at this point in a presidency such sweeping reassurance of American interest,” said press secretary Sean Spicer. Most of what Spicer had to say in his press briefing and Q&A on May 30 was — to be generous — intelligible if empty or, in the case of his example of “fake news,” absurdly misleading, concerning as it did a BBC error that was quickly corrected. But my point here is more general — his vocabulary and his style. “Incredible graciousness” — Saudi Arabia’s monarchy. As for “such sweeping reassurance,” what was that again? But reader, I am not, I hope, shooting inept fish in a barrel of the poorly educated. Sean Spicer Announces There Only Enough Time Left In Career For Couple More Questions.
Joe Scarborough HUMILIATES Trump, Calls Him A Toddler Who Constantly Sh*ts His Pants. The Morning Joe panel couldn’t contain their laughter this morning after Joe Scarborough made a hilarious observation about Donald Trump.
Despite the fact that Trump is 70 years old, Scarborough couldn’t help but compare Trump’s behavior to that of a toddler. As the panel discussed Trump’s “covfefe” boondoggle, Mika Brzezinski reminded Scarborough about something he said before the program. “I think you said something before the show that really kind of summed it up,” she began. “Like a kid pooping their pants and then saying I meant to do that!” Watch Don Lemon lose his sh*t while reading Trump’s cringeworthy ‘magnetic personality’ statement. Sean Spicer returns with a press briefing for the ages.
H.R. McMaster confirms that Trump's spill of intelligence to Russia came from pure ignorance. McMaster’s point appears to be that what Trump really meant to do was get after the Russians for supporting bad guys.
MCMASTER: [Trump] feels as if he's been unable to find areas of cooperation with Russia, even as he confronts them in key areas where they're being disruptive, like Syria for example, and the subversive activities across Europe. Their support for the—not only the Assad regime but for Iran and its activities across the Middle East. What McMaster doesn’t explain? Sarah Huckabee Sanders faces new criticism over old tweets. President Trump eyeing Fox News producers and hosts to take over his communications team.
Displeased with his communications team, and the negative coverage dominating the internet and TV, President Donald Trump is looking at Fox News talent and off-air producers as prospective candidates to righten his inept and leaky comms shop. The Associated Press reported Saturday that Trump is contemplating whether to expand his communications team and has considered hiring producers from Fox News. The president has even mentioned in private Fox News “The Five” co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle as a possible replacement to Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, The New York Times reported Friday. In public, Trump has not given up on Spicer, who suffered through a tough week as he had to spin his boss’ abrupt decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey.
The Times reported that the president often boasts of Spicer’s TV ratings during briefings, and has spent a lot of time with his press secretary lately as rumors continue to circulate of his impending firing. Trump's 'Nothing to See Here' Spin - FactCheck.org. The Trump administration has offered some “nothing to see here” spin in response to the president’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. But President Donald Trump and White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have twisted some facts to fit that narrative: Sanders wrongly claimed that former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said there was “no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians.”
Watch Sarah Huckabee Sanders Sell Her Soul To The Devil During The White House Briefing. <a class="icopyright-article-tools-noscript" href=" target="_blank" title="Main menu of all reuse options"><img height="25" width="27" border="0" align="bottom" alt="[Reuse options]" src=" Click here for reuse options! </a> Every time Sarah Huckabee Sanders opens her mouth an aborted soul flies out to mate with the devil. Trump suggests cancelling press briefings for 'accuracy' ‘Slimy Sellout’: Internet Crushes Trump Aide Sarah Huckabee Sanders After ‘Train Wreck’ on CNN.
‘Inappropriate’: Reporters crush Sarah Sanders after Trump admits breaching protocol to ask Comey about Russia. Sean Spicer had a meltdown after Trump fired Comey. Sarah Sanders implodes while denying Comey was fired over Russia: He committed ‘atrocities’ against Clinton. Sean Spicer bashes Sally Yates over Michael Flynn firing: ‘The president does not want to smear a good man’ Sean Spicer HEATED on Sally Yates Trump Mike Flynn Russia Connections 5.8.2017. Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Can't Answer Questions. Between Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer, and Trump himself (just for a start), you would think that the White House was full up in the word vomit department.
Apparently that’s not the case. Trump’s principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (as in daughter to Trump’s former opponent and racist garbage monster Mike Huckabee) did the TV news circuit this weekend and the result is a vortex of nonsense. First, she stopped by ABC News to talk about Trump’s tweet storm, in which he proclaimed Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower during the election campaign. ABC’s Martha Raddatz asked Huckabee Sanders where Trump got that information, because every outlet that had written about it had made it clear any reports were unconfirmed.
None of them made the kind of definitive declaration Trump himself did. Sara Huckabee Sanders Refuses To Retract Accusations After Teen Assault Case Dropped. <a class="icopyright-article-tools-noscript" href=" target="_blank" title="Main menu of all reuse options"><img height="25" width="27" border="0" align="bottom" alt="[Reuse options]" src=" Click here for reuse options! Watch Sean Spicer lose his sh*t after Breitbart calls him out for his alternative fact wall.
Sean-Spicer-as-Melissa-McCarthy-as-Sean-Spicer pitched a fit during his press conference yesterday after a reporter—from Breitbart, no less, and the same reporter that had that super awkward interview with him a while back—called him out for trying to pass off border fencing as a wall. CNN Exposes Trump Administration's Phony 'Border Wall'
Sean Spicer: Trump Did Not Say That Thing Everyone Heard Him Say (VIDEO) President Trump's WSJ Interview: Highlights. This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate. Donald Trump offers China and better trade turns in exchange for help on North Korea the president also told the Wall Street Journal The dollar is getting too strong ... excerpts from an exclusive interview with President Donald Trump ... what's News from the Wall Street Journal ... tracking president runs per ... one hundred days in Washington ... threatening Israel a New York and at a strong ... president Ron said the U S dollar is getting too strong and he would prefer the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low ... I would say ... Highlights of Reuters interview with Trump.
Transcript of AP interview with Trump. A transcript of an Oval Office interview Friday with President Donald Trump by AP White House Correspondent Julie Pace. Where the audio recording of the interview is unclear, ellipses or a notation that the recording was unintelligible are used. AP: I do want to talk to you about the 100 days. Cookies are Not Accepted - New York Times. WATCH: Trump angrily walks away from interview after reporter presses for Obama wiretapping evidence. Carl Bernstein drops mic on ex-Trump aide: ‘He has lied as no president of the United States in my lifetime’ Sean Spicer Baffles Reporters, Claims Trump Isn’t Responsible For Hiring Flynn (VIDEO) On Tuesday, White House Propaganda Minister Sean Spicer once again baffled reporters and other thinking individuals by once again saying the dumbest thing imaginable.
Asked why the White House refuses to provide documents related to former National Security Advisor and registered foreign agent Michael Flynn’s hiring, Spicer took the tried-and-true route of blaming President Obama. Spicer explained that the Trump White House isn’t responsible for anything related to Flynn’s hiring because the documents were filled out “during the Obama administration” and “those are not documents that the White House would ever possess.”
“Everything that the White House has been asked to do, the only documents that were made available to [Congress] that they asked for were the ones that the Department of Defense had,” Spicer said, explaining that he doesn’t feel that the White House has an obligation to provide the information Congress has requested. Sean Spicer flummoxes reporters by claiming White House not responsible for hiring Michael Flynn. WATCH: Sean Spicer implodes when White House reporters grill him about aircraft carrier blunder. See Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Apologize on 'SNL' - Rolling Stone. 5 questions for a Washington Post reporter whose eyebrows became a meme. As White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to clarify his statement comparing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Adolf Hitler during a news briefing on Tuesday it was clear that he was only adding to the heap of criticism he was about to get.
Sean Spicer Can't Explain Donald Trump's Flip-Flops - The Atlantic. When the president of the United States makes several major shifts on policy in the course of the week, it’s bound to raise a series of questions. The unforgivable mistake Sean Spicer makes every day. Sean Spicer Given Own Press Secretary To Answer Media’s Questions About His Controversial Statements. Spicer lets the cat out of the bag on Syria when he presents Russia as one of our possible 'allies'
CNN panel goes hilariously off the rails as conservative defends Trump spending taxpayer millions to play golf. Forget Sean Spicer — the freak show in the new White House press corps is worse. Sean Spicer publicly slammed ProPublica and they responded with a must-read flurry of damning facts. Who said it? Take the Melissa McCarthy – Sean Spicer quiz. Spicer Gets Testy With NPR Reporter Challenging His Evelyn Farkas Lies.
‘This is batsh*t crazy!’: Internet explodes over Sean Spicer’s freewheeling press conference. The Trump White House simply does not care about having a good relationship with the media. Sean Spicer Is 'Astonished' People Are Upset Over The Way He Treated April Ryan. Sean Spicer Tells April Ryan, "Stop Shaking Your Head" During Press Briefing. Sean Spicer implodes at briefing: ‘If the president puts Russian dressing on his salad it’s a connection’ We know what Sean Spicer did last summer: Today he barely recognizes Paul Manafort — last June he praised Manafort’s “strong” leadership. CNN calls out Sean Spicer with brutal split-screen as he tries to explain cuts to maternity care.
WATCH: Sean Spicer lashes out when pressed on questions about Paul Manafort’s pro-Russia work. Spicer Denies Trump Knew About Manafort’s Russian Sugar Daddy. ‘It’s not your press briefing’: Sean Spicer snaps at reporter for disagreeing Manafort had ‘limited role’ ‘Sean Spicer doesn’t believe Sean Spicer at this point’: Watch Angela Rye ridicule press secretary’s lies. Spicer outlines why Trump's golf games are different than Obama's. Sean Spicer Gets Dumped. ‘Calm down’: Sean Spicer blows up at reporters after Intel committee says no wiretapping of Trump. Sean Spicer denies wiretapping means wiretapping: ‘The president said very clearly wiretapping in quotes’ ‘If he’s not joking’: Sean Spicer loses it when NBC reporter asks ‘when can we trust the president?’
FOOD FIGHT! Gateway Pundit Vs. Fox News Radio In White House Briefing Room. Sean Spicer Battered During Presser Over Flynn's New Foreign Agent Registration. Spicer Warns Reporter: 'Don't Make Me Make That Podium Move!' Sean Spicer says President Trump’s under no obligation to provide proof for wiretap allegations. I Hearby Demand Donald Trump Hire a Copy Editor. Donald Trump Press Conference Was a Live Performance from an Aspiring American Dictator. How Can Sean Spicer Claim Russia Has Been Investigated Extensively, Already? Sean Spicer Wrote This Angry Letter to His College Newspaper After They Called Him 'Sean Sphincter'
“A special prosecutor for what?”: Spicer insists that there’s nothing to see here about Trump’s ties to Russia. Sean Spicer targets own staff in leak crackdown. Sean Spicer: Trump respects the press, and is unifying the country, and his cabinet is diverse ... Sean Spicer snaps at Anne Frank Center: Trump condemns hate and ‘it’s never good enough’ for them.
Uk.businessinsider. Donald Trump's Press Conference Defended By Sebastian Gorka In Crazy Newsnight Interview. Scarier Than 'Psycho': Twitter Erupts Over Trump's 'Bats**t' Press Conference. Sean Spicer Just Wrote Melissa McCarthy's Next Hilarious SNL Sketch. Log In - New York Times. Donald Trump denounces negative polls, coverage as “fake news” TrumpBeat: There Is No Pivot.