Sarah Sanders on Whether Trump Asked McCabe Who He Voted For: ‘I Don’t Know… He Didn’t Ask Me’
Sarah Huckabee Sanders took a number of questions on Wednesday over the reports that President Trump is putting increased pressure on FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe.
McCabe has been a subject of major political intrigue recently, primarily due to the allegations that he and other senior officials have corrupted the FBI with an anti-Trump, pro-Hillary Clinton bias. Recent indications suggest that FBI Director Christopher Wray resisted Trump Administration pressure to fire McCabe, and reports from last night say that Trump once asked McCabe who he voted for.
ABC’s Cecilia Vega brought this up in today’s press briefing, asking “does the president make a habit of asking career government officials their voting habits?” Sanders answered “not that I’m aware of,” which prompted Vega to whether Trump did that to McCabe.
“The president and Andrew Mccabe have had limited and non substantive conversations,” Sanders responded. “I can’t get into the details of what was discussed. I wasn’t there.”
As the Press Secretary faced follow-up questions, she eventually said “I wasn’t in the room. I don’t know what was discussed. I know he didn’t ask me, I can tell you that.” She also insisted that the White House has 100% confidence in Wray.
Watch above, via CNN.
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