White House Kicks Off Press Briefing Criticizing Democrats for ‘Needless Obstruction’


Before the start of today’s off-camera press briefing, reporters tweeted that the White House was passing out press releases slamming Democrats for “needless obstruction”:

With Sarah Huckabee Sanders most likely getting a lot of questions about Donald Trump, Jr.‘s meeting with a Russian lawyer, the White House is making another push to get nominees confirmed.

The press release says that Senate Democrats “have decided to obstruct” not just President Trump, but also “the American people, by refusing to confirm qualified nominations.”

Sean Spicer also took to Twitter earlier today to criticize Democrats on the same issue:

And the briefing today (again off-camera) started off with White House Legislative Director Marc Short saying the same:

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