Trump On Press Briefings: I’ll ‘Do It Myself’ [VIDEO]
In an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro, President Donald Trump said he could do the White House press briefings on his own every two weeks.
Trump tweeted early Friday that it’s natural for his press team to be inaccurate sometimes because he is such an “active president.”
In a preview of an interview to be aired Saturday night, Judge Jeanine Pirro asked Trump, “Are you moving so quickly that your communications department cannot keep up with you?”
“Yes,” Trump responded. “That’s true.”
“So what do we do about that?” Pirro asked.
In another tweet, Trump had said the solution was to hand out “written responses” to the press. However, he had a different solution in mind during his Pirro interview.
“Just don’t have [press briefings]. Unless I have ’em every two weeks and do them myself,” Trump suggested.
“I think it’s a good idea. First of all, you have a level of hostility that’s incredible, and it’s very unfair.”
Trump went on to praise the work of Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Press Secretary Sean Spicer, but seemed lukewarm on whether or not Spicer would be keeping his job.
“Will he be there tomorrow?” Pirro asked.
“Well, he’s been there from the beginning,” Trump said, somewhat dodging the question.
The full interview will air on Fox News Saturday night at 9 PM EST.