Sarah Sanders: Never Before Seen ‘Hostility’ That Trump WH Gets from the Press
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders slammed the “hostility” of the press during an interview on Fox News Sunday today.
Huckabee Sanders sat down for an interview with former White House press secretary and Fox News host Dana Perino, and their discussion focused a lot around Huckabee Sanders’ background and dealing with the job of press secretary on a day-to-day basis.
At one point, Perino noted how New York Times correspondent Glenn Thrush recently said the hostility between the White House and the press corps has been “overstated.”
Perino asked, “Would you agree?”
Huckabee Sanders laughed and said, “No.”
She said there’s always “tension” between the White House and the press, but that it’s different with this administration:
“I do think there is a heightened tension certainly between this administration and the press… I think you can see that in the coverage. I mean, I’ve been around press and worked in politics my entire life, and I’ve never experienced the level of kind of hostility that I think we see day-to day.”
Huckabee Sanders recently told reporters that it would be “highly inappropriate” to question Gen. John Kelly, leading to a ton of criticism for her suggesting he’s above reproach. She later clarified in a brief statement to CNN that she meant people shouldn’t be “impugning his character.”
Watch above, via Fox.
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