Huckabee Sanders Gets Emotional Reading Fan Mail From 9-Year-Old Named ‘Pickle’
Sarah Huckabee Sanders kicked off her first briefing as the newly-anointed press secretary by reading off a piece of fan mail written to President Donald Trump by a 9-year-old boy who claimed to go by “Pickle.”
After announcing new communications director Anthony Scaramucci wanted to shake things up in the daily briefings, Sanders said, her voice breaking up: “we’re going to start the White House briefing every once in a while with a letter or an e-mail that we may receive” from “some of the forgotten men, women, and children” in America.
Sanders kicked off her first fan mail reading with a letter from Dylan, a 9-year-old who claims that everyone calls him “Pickle.” In his letter, he said Trump is his favorite president.
“I like you so much that I had a birthday about you,” young Pickle wrote. “My cake was the shape of your hat,” he continued, before asking a number of questions about the building specifications of the White House.
As reporters sat in silence listening to the lengthy missive from Pickle, Sanders finished up the spectacle by thanking the young Trumper for writing to the president and offering him a tour of the White House should he ever be in Washington D.C.
Watch above, via MSNBC.
UPDATE 4:15 p.m.: The White House released the alleged letter from 9-year-old Dylan, a.k.a. “Pickle”:
— Sarah H. Sanders (@SHSanders45) July 26, 2017
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