Reporters in the White House press are trying something new with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders: appealing to her “empathy.”
During Thursday’s White House press briefing, Sanders fielded searing criticism from an outspoken reporter over the Trump administration’s policy to separate migrant families at the Mexican border.
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The reporter in question was Brian Karem, executive editor of the Sentinel Newspapers. Just before, Sanders had been sparring with another reporter over of the question of why the administration chooses to separate children from parents who arrive in the U.S. illegally, with the reporter arguing that that the administration “doesn’t want to take responsibility” for this new element of its immigration policy. Read more…
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