Grisham: We'll 'talk about' bringing press briefings back

Grisham: We'll 'talk about' bringing press briefings back
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White House press secretary Stephanie GrishamStephanie GrishamParnas says he has turned over tape of Trump calling for diplomat's firing ABC: Recording apparently captures Trump discussing Yovanovitch ouster with Parnas, Fruman Trump's split-screen presidency takes stark form in impeachment MORE said Wednesday that she would consider bringing back White House press briefings. 

Asked in an interview with Sinclair's Eric Bolling whether she would restore the briefings, Grisham said, “We’re going to talk about it. That’ll be ultimately up to the president.”


“The president also — he’s so accessible, so right now I think that’s good enough,” she added. 

Grisham's Wednesday night interview was her first TV appearance since becoming the White House press secretary, according to Sinclair. 

Grisham also said that Trump takes reporter questions near Marine One and has had press presence in the Cabinet Room and Oval Office. 

"He is the most accessible president in modern history so I don’t know what any of the press could complain about,” she said.

Grisham's predecessor, Sarah HuckabeeSarah Elizabeth SandersSarah Sanders says she 'can't think of anything dumber than' having Congress run foreign policy Rapid turnover shapes Trump's government God did not elect Trump, people did MORE Sanders, broke with tradition by essentially ending daily press sessions in the James S. Brady Briefing Room.

The New York Times reported in June that White House officials were debating whether to reinstate the briefings after Sanders's departure.