White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended Trump's use of vulgar language Tuesday afternoon, saying he is not a "scripted robot" and that "tough" language helped get him elected. Jeff Flake's anti-Trump speech Wednesday, and her response put Flake to shame.
The 2020 election is still over one thousand days away, but President Trump is already floating, and ruling out, possible challengers, Politico reports. "He went to Cuba a few weeks ago and served as a mouthpiece for the oppressive Cuban government", Sanders shot back, referring to Flake's comments earlier this month that there is "no evidence" that the Cuban regime tried to harm us diplomats.
"He's not criticizing the President because he's against oppression".
"I found it quite interesting that he is coming out to attack the president considering he's the one that was recently defending an actually oppressive regime".
"He's criticizing the President because he has awful poll numbers", she concluded. "I think we've been dealing with this hoax for a better part of a year".More news: Muguruza suffers blistering exit to Hsieh at Open
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"When a figure in power reflexively calls any press that doesn't suit him fake news, it is that person who should be the figure of suspicion, not the press", he said.
"Give your husbands, your boyfriends her contact information", Sanders said, with Ivanka Trump adding, "We're going to have to send some people your way... my secret skill, matchmaking".
While taking question from reporters on Wednesday afternoon, it was only a matter of time before Sarah Huckabee Sanders made remarks that caused controversy.
Flake's January 6 declaration in Havana, Cuba, that there is "no evidence" that the Cuban regime committed the sonic attacks that harmed USA personnel. Sen. "To act as if we are anything but open to that back and forth exchange is utterly ridiculous".