Saturday, February 25, 2017

Here’s what was said at the press gaggle where CNN and others were BANNED…

 
At Right Scoop by Sooper Mexican --
 
According to reports from the news outlets that weren’t banned from the press gaggle today, Spicer used the opportunity to bash the reporting on a story claiming the White House told the FBI to go to the press and quash another story.

From the Washington Examiner:
Most of the 40-minute briefing between Spicer and a dozen outlets, including the Washington Examiner, focused on what the White House has deemed “inaccurate” reports by the New York Times and CNN. Citing anonymous sources, both outlets ran stories that said the administration wrongfully asked FBI officials to set reporters straight on President Trump’s relationship with Russia.

The Times claimed Priebus had asked McCabe during a private meeting to refute stories about ties between Trump aides and Moscow, a request the FBI allegedly rejected due to its policy of not commenting on pending investigations.

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