Published: Mon, January 13, 2020
Global News | By Blake Casey

Former White House Officials Call For Return Of Regular Press Briefings

Former White House Officials Call For Return Of Regular Press Briefings

The letter comes as media guard dogs kept in mind that 300 days have actually passed because the general public was provided an authorities White House press instruction from the authorities White House press assistant- the blog post now loaded by Stephanie Grisham.

"Why no press briefings?"

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham did not respond directly to the two authors, but she did tell CNN's Jake Tapper that if these writers have the spare cash, "why not just help children because it's a good thing to do?"

Regular press briefings had been a long-standing White House tradition held in the press briefing room, in which a press aide offers updates on White House news and takes questions on a wide range of issues.

King then tweeted his support, offering to kick in his own $75,000.

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The money offered had increased to $200,000 throughout the day as King and Winslow upped the ante on Twitter, matching each other halfway on the amount for "sick children" to get Grisham to hold her first press briefing. "And that's what's lacking here". "I would answer that question: the benfit is to that we saved American lives, saved members of the military, we saved diplomats, and a lot of families from having to welcome their loved ones home in coffins".

And the letter argues that press briefings are especially important in an era of rampant and organized disinformation on social media.

"In times of military conflict and worldwide crisis, these briefings take on even more importance", the letter stressed. "This is now well documented". When Sean Spicer and later Sanders served as press secretary, Trump's staff usually complained that reporters would use the briefings to showboat, significantly once they have been aired dwell throughout the early days of the administration.

"What I don't understand is why they don't do it, it isn't in their benefit", Buck said. "It helps shape the narrative". "His press secretary and everyone else in the administration is reflective of that".

"The American people have a right to know that the kind of decisions that their elected leaders have been making have been informed by context and deeper understanding and we're not getting any of that because there's no daily briefing, no way to ask a spokesperson every single day how these decisions are being processed", Kirby said.

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