Sunday, 21 October, 2018

White House claims there was no contradiction in Trump's FISA tweets

House Speaker Paul Ryan R-Wis. during a news conference in the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Dec. 19 2017 House Speaker Paul Ryan R-Wis. during a news conference in the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Dec. 19 2017
Ellis Copeland | 12 January, 2018, 06:25

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was scheduled to give an on-camera press briefing Thursday afternoon.

When CNN's Jim Acosta asked Huckabee Sanders whether there was a "cause and effect" between Trump's initial tweet and a Fox & Friends segment featuring the anti-FISA Andrew Napolitano, Huckabee Sanders sniped, "I'm sure you're disappointed he's not watching CNN". Sanders would then answer Acosta's question, Sanders said the president has a "great deal of understanding" when it comes to FISA and that's why he issued a presidential memo on it.

"That's why he supports the 702 but has concern with FISA more generally", she said. Following her response, Sanders came under fire [VIDEO]from critics across social media.

Sanders' assertion came despite the President's two early morning missives sending Washington into 101 minutes of chaos, with lawmakers scrambling to confirm Trump's position on the legislation and even prompting a call to the President on the matter from House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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"House votes on controversial FISA ACT today".

Jackson noted other officials besides Sanders, including CIA Director Mike Pompeo and Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert, had publicly voiced the administration's support for the surveillance program, only to have their authority on the matter undermined by the president's tweet.

"I think that the premise of your question is completely ridiculous and shows the lack of knowledge that you have on this process".

White House officials told Reuters news agency that the objective of the measure is to stimulate the growth of jobs in the country, to benefit the defense industry and provide allies with the possibility of sharing the burden of worldwide security.

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