Sanders: I doubt anyone cares about Trump asking FBI official who he voted for

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she doubts anyone cares about a report that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE last year asked FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe who he voted for in the 2016 presidential election.

"I very seriously doubt that any person in America would list that as an issue they care about," Sanders said during the press briefing Wednesday.

"And frankly that's what we're focused on."


The comments come after The Washington Post reported late Tuesday that Trump invited McCabe to the White House after he fired former FBI Director James ComeyJames Brien ComeyNYT: Justice investigating alleged Comey leak of years-old classified info Bernie-Hillary echoes seen in Biden-Sanders primary fight Rosenstein on his time in Trump administration: 'We got all the big issues right' MORE last May.

McCabe was the acting FBI director at the time.

Current and former U.S. officials told the Post that Trump and McCabe had a casual conversation before Trump asked McCabe who he voted for.

McCabe reportedly told Trump that he didn't vote.

One former U.S. official told the Post that McCabe thought the conversation with Trump was “disturbing,” and one person told the newspaper that special counsel Robert Mueller is interested in the discussion.