Donald Trump's 'covfefe' tweet sparks a frenzy of speculation, and ridicule
Jun 03 2017 by Desiree Burns
It's an extraordinary step for the White House to suddenly farm out inquiries about a subject about which the president is publicly commenting on-and in this case, just hoursbeforehand.
Other potential changes to the White House communications office are also expected, according to United States media, including fewer on-camera briefings with Spicer.
Associated Press reporter Nancy Benac describes the faceoff as supporters of the president saying it's laudable that Kushner was working even before the inauguration to foster better relations with Russian Federation, particularly with regard to devising a plan for Syria.
The Secret Service said in a tweet that security conditions had returned to normal and pedestrian traffic resumed.
Spicer's gambit likely wouldn't have stopped the questions anyway, but Trump's constant downplaying of the investigation on Twitter and elsewhere will ensure that.
It was not clear what that might mean for Mr Lewandowski, who was the campaign manager until he was sacked last summer but who has remained close to Mr Trump.
"The most important thing is, you have to have people who surround the president who are on his agenda", he said. Moreover, who are the "small group of people" who were in on it?
But we do know that from the start, Donald Trump's entire communications team has been an absolute disaster.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer barred television cameras from Wednesday's media briefing, the latest sign that he is scaling back interactions with journalists.
"In terms of messaging, I would give myself a C or a C plus", Trump said in an interview on Fox News Channel early in his term.
Back from overseas and confronting an unforgiving political environment, President Donald Trump appears increasingly isolated inside the White House, according to advisers, venting frustration over the performance of his staff and openly talking about shaking it up.
Many people online called for Griffin to be jailed.
"The president has a lot of meetings", Spicer said.
May 25, 2017 - Outlets report that Kushner is now a focus of the Russia investigation: The FBI's criminal probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is increasingly touching on the multiple roles of Kushner on both the Trump campaign and the Trump transition team.
Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments".
White House communications director Michael Dubkeannounced his resignation this week and, amid reports of an imminent shake up, there has been much speculation about Spicer's future as press secretary.