Sean Spicer defends lack of press briefings by accusing 'snarky' reporters of wanting to be 'YouTube stars'

Sean Spicer defends lack of press briefings by accusing 'snarky' reporters of wanting to be 'YouTube stars'Donald Trump’s press secretary Sean Spicer has pushed back against accusations that the White House is displaying a “lack of transparency” by holding fewer on-camera briefings, saying that reporters who ask “snarky questions” just “want to become YouTube stars”. Over the duration of Mr Trump’s first six months as president, Mr Spicer has more routinely favoured off-camera press gaggles, which tend to shorter and more informal, over traditional televised briefings.



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