White House Briefings Should Resume, Says Trump’s First Press Secretary

Posted on June 17, 2019 12:27 pm

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Regular White House media briefings should “absolutely” return, according to the President Donald Trump’s first press secretary, Sean Spicer.

“There is a utility in making sure people see the government in action,” Spicer tells VOA. “It is an opportunity for the White House to make sure that you’re getting your message out. And it gives you an opportunity, unlike anyone else, to sort of capture the media attention and therefore their audiences’ attention in a way that no other form does.”

The lectern in the Brady Briefing Room, just steps away from the press office, is literally gathering dust, having not been