Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded to a question about Senator Jeff Flake's harsh rebuke of President Donald Trump, in which he took to the Senate floor to slam the president for demonizing the media. "They said that term wasn't used but that tough language was". And this is an important issue.
Ronny Jackson. "Dr. Jackson has been a White House physician for the last 12 years, trusted by President Bush, President Obama, and now President Trump".
Trump last week issued a similar explanation to the one Sanders put forth on Tuesday, writing on Twitter that "The language used by me at the DACA meeting was tough, but this was not the language used".
The outgoing Arizona Republican slammed the president Wednesday. for his criticism of the media, comparing Trump to mass-murdering Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin. That the remark came amid negotiations over protections for "Dreamers" - undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.as children - has further stoked allegations of racism directed at the president.
Congressional Democrats are under enormous pressure from liberal activist groups to get DACA reinstated, and think that attaching it to the budget deal is their best hope of accomplishing that without handing Trump a win in the form of border security concessions.
"Regardless of who it is, we're going to be fully cooperative", the press secretary said.
"If the critics of the president were [right about him being a racist], why did NBC give him a show for a decade on TV?"
"I found it quite interesting that he is coming out to attack this president considering that he is the one that was recently defending an actually oppressive regime and served as a mouthpiece for the oppressive Cuban government", she said.