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 GrishamWhite House spokesperson: Pelosi, Democrats 'hate Trump's success' Fewer Americans following impeachment inquiry, poll shows Appeals court hands Trump partial win over 'public charge' rule for immigrants 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 SandersBill Press: Mulvaney proves need for daily briefings White House correspondent April Ryan to moderate fundraising event for Buttigieg White House press secretary defends lack of daily briefings: Trump 'is the most accessible president in history' 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.