Sarah Sanders on Trump RTing Unverified Anti-Muslim Videos: ‘The Threats Are Real’ Even If Vids Aren’t
Question on President Trump’s retweets this morning: Does it matter if it’s a fake video?
Sarah Sanders: “I’m not talking about the nature of the video. I think you’re focusing on the wrong thing. The threat is real, and that’s what the President is talking about.” pic.twitter.com/Nh2YyuLD01
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 29, 2017
Sarah Huckabee Sanders today got confronted over President Donald Trump retweeting unverified anti-Muslim videos from a member of the racist, far-right party Britain First.
The press secretary said in response that it essentially doesn’t matter if the videos are real because the threats are real:
— Major Garrett (@MajorCBS) November 29, 2017
At WH, @PressSec defends Pres Trump retweets today of videos purporting Muslim violence saying “these are real threats we have to talk about.” Whether the videos are real or not, Sanders says “the threats are real – no matter how you look at it.” pic.twitter.com/K8JMqHctp5
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 29, 2017
NEW: White House Press Sec. response to Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets: “Whether it’s a real video, the threat is real. His goal is to promote strong border security and strong national security.”
— Christina Wilkie (@christinawilkie) November 29, 2017
Yes, the White House Press Secretary who jabs at the media on a weekly basis for peddling fake news brushed aside the President of the United States sharing unverified videos ginning up anti-Muslim hatred.
You can watch part of her comments above, via NBC News.
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