Press Secretary Sanders slammed the media after having to once again defend the actions of the White House administration against them.
Sanders blamed the media for the consistent leaking of classified and privileged information.
washingtonexaminer.com reports: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders accused reporters on Monday of recklessly publishing classified information, while defending the approval of an interim security clearance for former Trump aide Rob Porter, who resigned last week amid allegations of domestic abuse.
“I think we’re doing every step we can to protect classified information. If you guys have real concerns about leaking classified information, look around the room,” Sanders said during the daily briefing. “If anyone is publishing, or putting out publicly, classified information, it’s members of the press.”
Sanders said the media has repeatedly “leaked” classified information provided by sources on Capitol Hill, a move that “put[s] national security at risk.”
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White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said rumors surrounding him possibly replacing White House Chief of Staff John Kelly were made up by people "unhappy that htey've lost access to the president under General Kelly's leadership."
From Townhall: White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney responded Sunday to reports that he’s being considered to replace White House Chief of Staff John Kelly after the retired general faced backlash over the way he handled Staff Secretary Rob Porter’s departure over domestic abuse allegations.
“Absolutely not,” he said on “Fox News Sunday.”
“I think all of these stories about replacing General Kelly are mostly being fed by people who are unhappy that they’ve lost access to the president under General Kelly’s leadership,” he added. “I'm extraordinarily pleased with the job the chief has been doing. … I think the president is as well. I think all this talk about the chief's departure is much ado about nothing.”
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