During today’s White House press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was immediately pressed on the major story of the day — White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus essentially being accused by White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci of being a leaker.
Regarding the whole issue, ABC News’ Jonathan Karl bluntly asked Sanders if the president has confidence in his chief of staff.
“Look, I think I’ve addressed this question when it comes to staffing and personnel many times that if the president doesn’t, then he’ll make that decision,” she stated. “We all serve at the pleasure of the president, and if it gets to a place where that isn’t the case, he’ll let you know.”
Karl pressed her some more on the situation, asking her if she could answer if POTUS had confidence in Priebus. The press secretary hedged again, stating that she had already answered the question while adding that the White House is full of “healthy competition.”
The ABC News reporter also tossed a question at Sanders about Trump’s continued public humiliation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. She answered that the president is disappointed by Sessions’ recusal in the Russia probe and Trump wants his AG to do his job properly.
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
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