Tag Archives: Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Sanders: I’m Comfortable With My Credibility [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that she doesn’t regret commenting about the president’s involvement in crafting a statement about a 2016 Trump Tower meeting. CNN’s Chris Cuomo pressed Sanders repeatedly over her statement last August that President Trump didn’t dictate the statement, even though his lawyers recently acknowledged he did. Sanders continued to …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

At least this time she can’t punt to “outside counsel.” There’s a very high probability Sanders will be asked about Trump’s decision to disinvite the Philadelphia Eagles from the White House in order to turn their Super Bowl victory bash into a “celebration of America” event. The White House is accusing the team of “abandoning their fans” by rejecting their …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

 The Washington Post reports: The final weekday of May, like most others in the month, passed without a formal White House press briefing. On the dozen occasions in May when President Trump’s spokesmen conducted question-and-answer sessions with reporters — on camera at the White House or off camera aboard Air Force One, as deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley …

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After Many Denials White House Admits Trump Dictated Junior’s Lying Letter About Meeting With Russians

CNN reports: In a confidential letter to special counsel Robert Mueller in January, President Donald Trump’s legal team acknowledged for the first time that Trump “dictated” the first misleading statement put out about his son’s controversial 2016 meeting with Russians at Trump Tower. “You have received all of the notes, communications and testimony indicating that the President dictated a short …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

UPI reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is scheduled to give an on-camera press briefing on Wednesday afternoon. Sanders likely will address a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which the U.S. president said “hasn’t changed” despite earlier canceling the meeting. She also may face questions about a tweet Trump posted earlier …

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White House Dodges Questions About Roseanne Barr

The Hill reports: The White House on Tuesday declined to comment on ABC’s decision to cancel “Roseanne,” saying President Trump is focused on “bigger things” surrounding his agenda. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters aboard Air Force One en route to a rally in Tennessee that Trump’s work on agreements with North Korea and on trade are …

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Sarah Sanders: Being Called A Liar “Bothers Me”

The New York Times has published a longread on what it’s like to speak for Glorious Leader. This bit with Aunt Lydia jumps out: Like many of her White House colleagues, Sanders is quick to suggest that some of the criticism the Trump White House has received is a product of a biased press. I replied that a lot of …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Democrats Are Losing Their War Against Women In The Trump Administration

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday that Democrats are “losing their war against women in the Trump administration,” as Gina Haspel prepares to be sworn in as the first female CIA director. Haspel, whom President Trump tapped to lead the agency after picking former CIA Director Mike Pompeo to be Secretary of State, faced …

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White House Weighs In On Laurel/Yanny Meme [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The White House on Thursday poked fun at President Trump’s infamous “covfefe” tweet in a video weighing in on a viral internet debate. The video asked several White House staffers to weigh in on an audio clip that has divided the internet. The audio went viral earlier this week, with some saying they hear “Laurel” in the …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a press briefing on Thursday, May 17. Likely topics include the possibility of the upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un being cancelled and the president’s official acknowledgement that he reimbursed Michael Cohen. The event begins at 1 p.m. Also likely to be brought up is Giuliani’s …

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Sanders Wails On State TV About “Disgusting, Disloyal” Leakers: We’ll Find Them And We’ll Fire Them [VIDEO]

Leakity leak leak leak: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday said that so-called “leakers” in the West Wing should be fired. During an interview on Fox News, Sanders called it “disgusting” and “disloyal” to reveal internal discussions to the news media and said the White House is “focused intensely” on putting a stop to the practice. “We …

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White House Refuses To Condemn Mocking Of John McCain’s Cancer: “I Won’t Validate A Leak” [VIDEO]

CNN reports: The White House declined to comment Friday about a purported remark about Sen. John McCain by a communications staffer. “I’m not going to comment on an internal staff meeting,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said of Kelly Sadler’s remark that McCain, who is being treated for brain cancer, is “dying.” Sanders confirmed Sadler still works at the White House. …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Aunt Lydia’s afternoon of lies is upon us once again: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will hold a briefing today to discuss the administration’s latest plans and administrative agenda. The briefing is scheduled for 2:30PM. It’s highly likely that Sanders will be asked about White House aide Kelly Sadler and her disparaging remarks about John McCain. Sadler has …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

CBS News provides likely topics: North Korea — Mr. Trump will be welcoming the three U.S. citizens home from North Korea, after two of them have been detained for months, and the third since 2015, well before he was elected president. But questions about the Trump administration’s strategy in negotiating with North Korea ahead of an expected meeting remain. Withdrawing …

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White House Denies “Outrageous Tabloid Gossip” Report That Melania Actually Lives With Her Parents [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The Washington Post reported Sunday that the allegedly frayed relationship between the first lady and the president has spawned rumors that Melania Trump lives with her parents in Washington, D.C., and does not stay in the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders blasted the story as “something that belongs in tabloid gossip.” “Just when …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Jennifer Rubin writes for the Washington Post: If Sanders was really trying to do her job honestly, she would come forward the moment she learned that she had been given false information. Instead, she plays 20 questions with the press, waiting to reveal new information only when a series of questions manages to corner her. Even worse, instead of responding …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Gird your loins! NPR reports: President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday he repaid his personal lawyer for hush money given to porn actress Stormy Daniels after claiming previously he didn’t know about the payments. The issue is one that is expected to come up at Thursday’s White House press briefing. The money, paid just before the 2016 election to stifle Daniels’ …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

This one should be fun: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will take reporters’ questions starting at 2:30 p.m. ET. This is the first White House briefing since the correspondents’ dinner, where Michelle Wolf delivered a controversial set. Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, the President’s attacks on the Russia probe and other topics could come up. …

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Man Whose Daughter Works For Most Publicly Vulgar President In History Complains About Vulgar Jokes

Via Mediaite: Michelle Wolf has gotten some criticism for her jokes about Sarah Huckabee Sanders last night, and this morning the White House Press Secretary’s father weighed in too. New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman noted it was “impressive” that Huckabee Sanders did not leave the event while this was going on. Mike Huckabee thanked Haberman for her tweet and …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

This will likely be on the menu today: President Trump, in a Cabinet meeting including French President Emmanuel Macron during his White House visit Tuesday, said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been “very honorable” so far, as the U.S. looks to meet with North Korea soon about its nuclear program. “Kim Jong Un, he really has been very …

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