Press Briefing

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says he doesn’t believe the Congressional Budget Office’s estimates that the government shutdown cost the U.S. economy between $8 and $11 billion.
The White House press secretary said the administration is not out to make "stars out of people that want to become contributors on CNN."
The president wrote on Twitter that "word gets out anyway," as support for fewer White House briefings.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders caught flak for leaving the podium after just 15 minutes. Her last briefing was 21 days ago.
At the White House briefing, Sarah Huckabee Sanders faces questions from reporters who ask how they can trust what she and President Donald Trump say is true.
According to press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House doesn’t consider police brutality a national issue, despite the shooting of Stephon Clark and absence of charges against both Alton Sterling and Eric Garner.
How many times can senior policy advisor Stephen Miller angrily say “Jim!” in a heated exchange with CNN’s Jim Acosta in the White House press briefing?
After the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban on Monday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the White House remains confident that the ban will be upheld by the Supreme Court.
DC and Maryland attorneys general filed a suit against President Donald J. Trump for violating anti-corruption clauses by continuing to own his company and receive gifts from foreign governments while in office. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the suit is motivated by “partisan politics.”
At a joint press conference with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, President Donald J. Trump denies both any collusion with Russia and asking former FBI director James Comey to end the investigation into Michael Flynn.
Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says reporters are getting “lost in the process” after multiple questions about the contradicting statements provided on James Comey’s firing.
Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claims she’s spoken with “countless” members of the FBI who expressed gratitude for the firing of Donald Trump. However, Sanders also admitted she does not know many individuals at the FBI. This claim prompted the New York Times’ Michael Shear to ask, “really?”
Deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders outlines the course of events that led to President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey.
Without citing evidence, press secretary Sean Spicer says former acting Attorney General Sally Yates was both a clear critic of the Trump administration and a Clinton supporter.
On January 31, press secretary Sean Spicer said Donald Trump was simply quoting the media when using the phrase "muslim ban," and that the executive order on travel was in fact "extreme vetting." Today, Trump's campaign website still includes the phrase "Muslim ban," casting doubt on Spicer's claim that the administration has been consistent in its phrasing. TAGS: muslim ban, travel ban, sean spicer, donald trump, white house, press briefing
OMB director Mick Mulvaney says that despite the budget passed as a bipartisan spending bill, House Democrats are "spiking the football."
Press secretary Sean Spicer defends President Trump's statement that he would be "honored" to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Press secretary Sean Spicer keeps his cards close to the vest when discussing Trump's tax plan, set to be released April 26th.
Press secretary Sean Spicer answers a flood of questions over Michael Flynn's failure to disclose dealings with Russia.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer defends the White House's decision not to release visitor logs.