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Sarah Sanders and the history of press secretary falsehoods

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"Sarah Sanders and the history of press secretary falsehoods"

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told special counsel Robert Mueller’s team that she gave false information during a press briefing. Now, some are calling for her removal. Back in May 2017, Sanders told reporters that "countless" FBI agents expressed their support for former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. She subsequently repeated the talking point. But the redacted Mueller report says her remarks were "not founded on anything." When investigators questioned Sanders, she admitted there was no basis for her statement, blaming the falsehoods on a "slip of the tongue" and "the heat of the moment." White House correspondents ... >>More

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