in the vicinityVideoAri Fleischer advises Stephanie Grisham back to the old days of the “serious” press briefings
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer argued that the daily briefings should return, but without the TV cameras.
Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer said on Wednesday, Stephanie Grisham, should start their term of office, by the resumption of White House press briefings, but without television cameras.
Grisham, who is to replace has served as Melania Trump spokeswoman for 2017, was named to Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary Tuesday.
Sanders drew criticism from the White House press corps with the daily press briefings for the last months of their term of office.
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Fleischer, responding to “in the minority”, said his top piece of advice for Grisham would return to the briefing, but in a different format.
“The briefing, it should not be a red-hot-TV-show briefing a briefing should be. In this way, you can open the task with a little more rapport with the reporters,” he said, adding that many of the print-would welcome a Reporter, away from the cameras.
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Fleischer, Fox News contributor, served as White House press secretary under George W. Bush, laments that some reporters have instructed in a “game of gotcha.” He said in front of the camera briefings were routine, as recently as the Clinton administration.
“The briefing has show to a TV. It is no longer a serious discussion. It is the game of gotcha, everyone knows it and that is why people will see it. It is not meant to be seen, it is designed to fill the press and answer the press’ questions,” he argued.