Trump: Sarah Sanders Rarely Does Briefings Because the Press Is Rude

Washington Free Beacon | 1/22/2019 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that his press secretary rarely conducts press briefings anymore because he told her not to bother, citing the "rudeness" of the media.

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While White House press briefings were a near-daily occurrence on weekdays during Obama administration, they have become increasingly rare under Trump and his chief spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders.

Sanders last conducted a briefing on Dec. 18, 2018, and she has only held five since the beginning of September, according to an archive of White House briefing transcripts.

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"The reason Sarah Sanders does not go to the "podium" much anymore is that the press covers her so rudely & inaccurately, in particular certain members of the press. I told her not to bother, the word gets out anyway! Most will never cover us fairly & hence, the term, Fake News!" he wrote.

White House spokesman Hogan Gidley told Fox News on Tuesday that Sanders would head back to the podium...
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