WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2018
The competent question not asked: On Monday and Tuesday of this week, members of the mainstream press corps tried to question Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
They tried to question her about something she said last August. This was the exchange in which her statement was made:
QUESTION (8/1/17): Sarah, according to the Washington Post, the president tried to change the narrative of what went down in [Donald Trump Jr.’s] meeting with the Russian lawyer. Can you address that story and tell us did the president really try to do that?
SANDERS: Look, the statement that Don Jr. issued is true. There’s no inaccuracy in the statement. The president weighed in as any father would, based on the limited information that he had.
QUESTION: Can you clarify the degree to which the president weighed in?
SANDERS: He didn’t—he certainly didn’t dictate. But, you know, he—like I said, he weighed in, offered a suggestion like
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