Politics Alert: Trump threatens to cancel White House briefings because it is ‘not possible’ for his spokespeople to speak with ‘perfect accuracy’

In a pair of tweets sent this morning, President Trump suggested he might do away with the daily press briefings at the White House and instead have his spokespeople communicate to the public only via “written responses.” Trump’s comments come after his description of his decision to fire FBI Director James B. Comey in an NBC News interview Thursday flatly contradicted the accounts provided earlier by White House officials, including Vice President Pence, exposing their explanations as misleading and in some cases false.

 
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Politics Alert Fri., May. 12, 2017 8:56 a.m.
 
 
Trump threatens to cancel White House briefings because it is ‘not possible’ for his spokespeople to speak with ‘perfect accuracy’
In a pair of tweets sent this morning, President Trump suggested he might do away with the daily press briefings at the White House and instead have his spokespeople communicate to the public only via “written responses.” Trump’s comments come after his description of his decision to fire FBI Director James B. Comey in an NBC News interview Thursday flatly contradicted the accounts provided earlier by White House officials, including Vice President Pence, exposing their explanations as misleading and in some cases false.
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