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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says It’s ‘Absolutely Laughable’ the White House Is Inaccessible

Her comments follow the apparent demise of the usual afternoon press briefing
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Sanders says it's laughable that White House is inaccessible

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the apparent demise of the traditional afternoon briefing of reporters, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Fox News Channel on Wednesday that any notion the Trump administration is not accessible to the press is "absolutely laughable."
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White House invites Covington Catholic students as Nick Sandmann speaks out on national TV

Donald Trump has thrown his support behind a group of Catholic school students after they were seen in a viral video during a confrontation with Native American protestors in Washington. The White House defended the group of Covington Catholic school students, who were visiting the capitol from Kentucky to attend the annual anti-choice March For Life rally, after it was alleged they had provoked the Native Americans, who were there to attend the Indigenous Peoples March. “The idea anybody coul...
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Ripped For Defense Of MAGA Teens

“The idea anybody could take joy in the destruction of young kids is absolutely outrageous to me," she said.
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Trump, others agitated by Giuliani’s uneven response to Russia probe

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ERIC TUCKER NEW YORK — Rudy Giuliani’s latest media blitz, which was filled with a dizzying array of misstatements and hurried clarifications, agitated President Donald Trump and some of his allies, who have raised the possibility that the outspoken presidential lawyer be at least temporarily sidelined from televised interviews. Trump was frustrated with Giuliani, according to three White House officials and Republicans close to the White House who were not authorized to s...
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WH On No Briefings: We’re ‘Not Making Stars’ Out Of Journos Who Want To Be On CNN

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was unapologetic on the scant number of daily briefings she’s held during her tenure, saying that she was “in the business of getting information to the American people, not making stars out of people that want to become contributors on CNN.” She added that she takes “thousands” of questions from reporters in alternate venues, but that the President feels there is a lack of “decorum” in the briefing room. The newfound questions about the offi...
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WH Bashes Media: ‘Never Seen People So Happy To Destroy A Kid’s Life’

During an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Tuesday evening White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders doubled down on the White House’s support for the Covington Catholic student by slamming the media for its coverage of the incident. “I think what happened with BuzzFeed is a great lesson for the media,” she said. “Quit trying to be first and start trying to be right. We have seen time and time again where they run out here with outrageous, ridiculous stories. One person repor...
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Trump Considers Benching Giuliani, Angered By New Crop Of Headlines

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani’s latest media blitz, which was filled with a dizzying array of misstatements and hurried clarifications, agitated President Donald Trump and some of his allies, who have raised the possibility that the outspoken presidential lawyer be at least temporarily sidelined from televised interviews. Trump was frustrated with Giuliani, according to three White House officials and Republicans close to the White House who were not authorized to speak publicly about private...
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders: We're Not Listening To 'Much Of Anything' Ocasio-Cortez Says

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was elected just last November, but
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President Trump Told Sarah Huckabee Sanders ‘Not to Bother’ Briefing Reporters

The last daily briefing took place on Dec. 18
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Trump says he told Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with the traditional briefing of reporters anymore. The last briefing took place on Dec. 18. In a tweet, the president said Tuesday that most of the press corps “will never cover us fairly.” The afternoon briefing […]
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White House Correspondents: End of Daily Briefing ‘Sets a Terrible Precedent’

WASHINGTON — The president of the White House Correspondents’ Association said the apparent end of the daily White House press briefing “sets a terrible precedent.” President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that he told press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders “not to bother” with the daily briefing, which has been a longtime tradition in which a […]
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Trump Presses Ahead on State of Union After Pelosi’s Suggestion to Delay

The request was made to House officials, according to White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and is another escalation in his battle with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The House sergeant-at-arms, one of the recipients of the White House request over the weekend, is awaiting a response from Pelosi’s office. Pelosi last week said Trump should postpone the address because of security concerns stemming from the shutdown and consider delivering it in writing instead of in-person.
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WH: Sarah Sanders Will Hold A Briefing ‘When She Finds A Reason To Do That’

White House spokesperson Hogan Gidley said Tuesday that press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver a press briefing … eventually. In an interview with Gidley, a White House deputy press secretary, Fox News’ Sandra Smith noted that there hadn’t been a press briefing delivered from the White House briefing room yet this year. “Is there any plans to start that back up again, or see Sarah Sanders back up at the podium?” Smith asked. “She’s going to come back when she finds a reason to do...
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Trump Says He Told Sarah Huckabee Sanders ‘Not to Bother’ With Press Briefings

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he told Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders “not to bother” with press briefings, once a staple of media coverage of the White House that have instead become a rarity. Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning, “the reason Sarah Sanders does not go to the ‘podium’ much anymore is that the […]
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Twitter Users Drag Sarah Huckabee Sanders For Tone-Deaf MLK Day Tweet

The White House press secretary said Martin Luther King Jr. “gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality.”
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Trump’s press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparks outcry by saying Martin Luther King Jr ‘gave his life’

Donald Trump’s White House spokeswoman has triggered anger by writing that slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King “gave his life”. On a day when people across the country paid respects to the campaigner, organiser and preacher who 50 years ago was central to the still unrealised push for African American equality, Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrote of King: “Today we honour a great American who gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality. People were quick to point out that King, hated...
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Martin Luther King Jr Day: Sarah Huckabee Sanders sparks outcry by saying human rights icon ‘gave his life'

Donald Trump’s White House spokeswoman has triggered anger by writing that slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King “gave his life”. On a day when people across the country paid respects to the campaigner, organiser and preacher who 50 years ago was central to the still unrealised push for African American equality, Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrote of King: “Today we honour a great American who gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality. People were quick to point out that King, hated...
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White House tweets about Martin Luther King Jr. aren't going over well

Sarah Huckabee Sanders' tweet honoring Martin Luther King Jr. is not going over well.  In a tweet, the White House press secretary wrote that King "gave his life" for the civil rights movement, and that "our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice."  > Today we honor a great American who gave his life to right the wrong of racial inequality. Our country is better thanks to his inspiration and sacrifice #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/wWYdNWtGuy > > -- Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) J...
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Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on Saturday on shutdown, border  

By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he’ll make a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues. The White House did not immediately provide details on Friday about what the president would be announcing, but a person familiar with the planning said Trump planned to outline a new deal with specific proposals that the administration bel...
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Trump-Cohen allegations: White House denies president ordered lawyer to lie about Russia links as Congress launches investigations

The White House has denied allegations that Donald Trump ordered former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about his plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Law enforcement officials claimed Mr Trump had instructed Cohen to claim negotiations over the Russian project ended months earlier than they actually did, according to explosive new claims. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders vehemently denied the allegations, reported by Buzzfeed News, during a brief exchange with reporters on th...
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WH Denies Trump Told Cohen To Lie: ‘Absolutely Ridiculous,’ ‘Categorically False’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked point-blank on Friday whether President Trump directed his then-attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress and she denied a blockbuster report claiming just that. “That is absolutely ridiculous,” she said of the BuzzFeed News scoop. “I think that the President’s outside counsel addressed this best and said in a statement earlier today that it’s categorically false.” When asked about the Wall Street Journal report from Thursday that r...
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Trump Meets With North Korean Envoy To Resume Stalled Denuclearization Talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with a North Korean envoy Friday as the two sides worked to resume stalled efforts to end the North’s nuclear weapons program by arranging a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un. Trump and former spy chief Kim Yong Chol were to discuss relations between the two countries and continued progress on what White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said was “North Korea’s final, fully verified denuclearization.” Kim Yong Chol earlier held talks ...
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Trump’s Companies Boosted Foreign Worker Visas To 10-Year High In 2018

President Trump may have ratcheted up his anti-immigration efforts in recent months, but his family companies appear to be using foreign workers at a higher rate than ever before. The Trump Organization requested and received at least 192 visas for foreign workers in 2018, according to Department of Labor data. That number appears to be the highest for the company going back to at least 2008 and likely much earlier, based on public records. The nearly two decades’ worth of data were pulled to...
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White House condemns Steve King ‘white supremacy’ comments as ‘abhorrent’

The White House has condemned embattled Republican Representative Steve King for questioning why terms like “white supremacy” and “white nationalist” have become offensive. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the comments from Mr King, a politician from Iowa known for a history of controversial remarks over race and immigration were “outrageous” and “inappropriate”. “Steve King’s comments were abhorrent,” Ms Sanders told reporters outside of the White House.
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WH Economist Admits Economic Strain After Saying Fed Workers ‘Better Off’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns, noting that both the Secret Service and the Homeland Security Department are affected by the partial government shutdown, now it its fourth week. She added that ...
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White House Calls King’s White Supremacist Comments ‘Abhorrent’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined several key Republicans in calling out Rep. Steve King (R-IA) for his comments about white supremacy, according to The Hill and NBC. “Steve King’s comments were abhorrent,” she reportedly told the press outside the West Wing on Wednesday. “The Republican leadership, unlike Democrats, have actually taken action when their members have said outrageous and inappropriate things.” After King was quoted in The New York Times pondering why th...
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Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

By LISA MASCARO, CATHERINE LUCEY and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON — Shutdown pressure on President Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi cited security concerns, noting that both Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security are affected by the partial government shutdown...
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WH: Trump Has Been Briefed On Explosion In US-Patrolled City In Syria

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed Wednesday that President Donald Trump “has been fully briefed” on the developing situation in Syria and that the White House is monitoring the situation. [Author: Kate Riga]
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White House denounces Rep. King’s white supremacy remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is describing comments by Republican Rep. Steve King about white supremacy as “abhorrent.” Presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is praising the move by House Republicans to strip the nine-term Iowa lawmaker of his committee assignments. King was quoted last week by The New York Times as saying: “White […]
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