Peter Baker: The Real White House Press Secretary Right Now Is President Trump

Trump ‘diminished the whole position of press secretary’


BAKER: “Does it really matter that Sarah Sanders is leaving? Not really. Because she hasn’t really been an important conduit of information  to reporters other than her Fox News appearances. She hasn’t briefed in 94 days -- 95 days now. Her job basically is assumed by the president of United States. So, he’ll probably put somebody in that job. Somebody will get that nice office. From time to time they will go on TV. But it's not the same job that used to be. The real White House press secretary is President Trump and Twitter is his briefing room platform."

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