Newly minted White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that she has never seen so much “hostility” from the press corps towards a sitting president like she has seen with President Donald Trump.
During a New York Times interview last week in her West Wing office, Sanders recalled her first press briefing as press secretary when she read a letter written to Trump from a nine-year old. The letter generated backlash from the media because it was perceived as a distraction.
“I didn’t know it was going to be such a controversy,” Sanders said. “I was like, what has happened in America when a kid writes a very innocent, nice letter and it turns into, like, handwriting specialists and psychologists?”
“I’ve never seen the level of hostility that this press corps has to the president,” she said.
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