White House officials are plainly revelation they don’t know how to respond to questions about President Trump’s distinguished news discussion in Helsinki today.
Aides who trafficked with a President in Europe boarded Air Force One around 8:33 p.m. internal time (1:33 p.m. ET), withdrawal those behind in Washington to margin inquiries for a subsequent 8 and half hours.
Staffers who are responding their phones — but requiring it be off a record — don’t have most to say.
But here’s what they are saying: Asked if anyone from a administration will renounce over a President’s remarks, a comparison White House central quipped, “Good question.” So far, nothing have shielded what a President said, with usually one observant it was simply Trump’s interpretation of things.
CNN has only received one response, from a Office of a Director of National Intelligence regarding prior statements about Russian division in a election. T
he CIA, FBI, NSA, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, inhabitant confidence confidant John Bolton, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and press secretary Sarah Sanders have nonetheless to respond.