Sarah Sanders insults journalists who dare ask about Trump's irrational tweets

Glen Norman
January 12, 2018

While Donald Trump has made a series of notable hirings and firings since taking office nearly a year ago, behind the scenes the White House has been struggling with a staff shortage.

After more than 90 minutes passed, Trump posted a second tweet voicing support for reauthorizing FISA's Section 702, which allows the monitor communications from foreign targets.

Acosta noted that Trump began the day by tweeting a quote from a Fox News segment that conflicted with the administration's view on FISA warrants, which necessitated the president sending out a subsequent tweet clarifying his actual position.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insulted MSNBC reporter Hallie Jackson, sniped at CNN's Jim Acosta and insisted that President Donald Trump did not tweet an inaccurate statement condemning FISA after watching Fox & Friends this morning.

Trump wrote: "This is the act that may have been used, with the help of the discredited and phony [sic] Dossier, to so badly surveil and abuse the Trump Campaign by the previous administration and others?"

According to a source cited by CBS News, the White House is facing an exodus of staff drawn to higher pay in the private sector amid plunging morale and exhaustion. For about two hours, they were phenomenal.

Trump's concerns on the legislation, though, appeared unrelated to the argument made by civil libertarians in the lead-up to the vote.

Over the a year ago, and during his entire campaign, Donald Trump made headlines [VIDEO]on an nearly daily basis due to his controversial policy proposals and reckless behavior on #Twitter. The identities of some of those Trump officials were unmasked by President Barack Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice, an issue on which Trump has expressed outrage several times.

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