Trump considering limiting press briefings: report

President Trump is reportedly considering making some changes to the White House press briefing schedule.

The president is thinking about decreasing the number of press briefings to once a week, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

He is also considering requesting that reporters submit written questions, according to the Times.

Trump often rails on the media and refers to certain networks or articles as “fake news.” The president has in the past floated canceling all future press briefings in the name of accuracy.

{mosads}On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not deny reports that he might be leaving his spot behind the lectern as part of a reshuffle of the West Wing communications staff.

“I’m right here,” Spicer said during Tuesday’s briefing. “You can keep taking your selfies.”

The comments came during Spicer’s first on-camera briefing in eight days, an unusually long gap that sparked rumors the press office might undergo a shakeup that would result in his role changing.

“Look, it’s no secret we’ve had a couple vacancies, including our communications director; he’s been gone for a while,” Spicer said.

“We’ve been meeting with potential people that may be of service to this administration. I don’t think that should come as any surprise, but we’re always looking for ways to do a better job of articulating the president’s message and his agenda.”


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