• Sarah Sanders scolds April Ryan for asking basic question about NFL protests

    3 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    The day after President Trump abruptly canceled the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles' visit to the White House, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was confronted about whether Trump understands why NFL players began demonstrating during the national anthem during the first place.
    “Is the president aware that this was about police-involved shootings, and not about disrespecting the flag?” reporter April Ryan asked Sanders toward the end of Tuesday's briefing - one in which Sanders repeatedly tried to pin blame for the last-minute cancellation on the Eagles .
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  • The White House still has nothing to say about the staggering death toll in Puerto Rico

    The White House still has nothing to say about the staggering death toll in Puerto Rico

    3 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    During a news briefing on Tuesday, a reporter asked a question White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn't want to spend much time answering.
    “Does Trump still think his response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico deserves a 10 out of 10 score now that estimates say almost 5,000 people died there?”
    Sanders replied briefly before turning to the next question.
    “The federal response, once again, was at a historic proportion,” she said. “We're continuing to work with the people of Puerto Rico and do the best we can to provide federal assistance, particularly working with the...
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  • 'Is the president aware that this is about police-involved shootings?': Sarah Huckabee Sanders grilled over Trump's snub of Eagles

    'Is the president aware that this is about police-involved shootings?': Sarah Huckabee Sanders grilled over Trump's snub of Eagles

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had a heated exchange with reporter April Ryan at Tuesday's press briefing in relation to the Trump administration's decision to cancel an event for the Philadelphia Eagles meant to celebrate their Super Bowl victory.
    "Is the president aware that this is about police-involved shootings and not about disrespecting the flag?" Ryan asked Sanders.
    The NFL recently decided teams will be fined if their players kneel during the national anthem, a move that was applauded by President Donald Trump.
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders had a...
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