Spicer: Former Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Played A 'Very Limited Role'
Clearly, the White House is attempting to mitigate future damage - what could it be? - and hoping that no one else (beyond all the people who hung out with the Russian ambassador under odd circumstances) gets washed away during the House Intel Committee hearings.
President Trump is one frequently teed-off POTUS.
President Trump, second from left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, play golf in Florida on February 11, 2017.
"Obviously there's been discussion of Paul Manafort, who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time."
During a press briefing, Spicer was asked if, in light of FBI Director James Comey's announcement that his bureau was investigating possible coordination between the Russian government and the Trump campaign, including "between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government", President Donald Trump stood by his claim that he didn't know of associates of his campaign being in contact with Russians during the presidential campaign. "I'm going to be working for you", Trump said previous year at a Virginia rally.
"Presidents always travel. Wherever he goes, he carries the apparatus of the White House with us... And so to start to look at some individual who was there for a short period of time, or separately individuals who really didn't play a role in the campaign and suggest those are the basis for anything, is a bit ridiculous".
"The president's very clear that he works seven days a week. This is part of being president", Spicer said.
He said the mainstream media holds on to the narrative that there was contact between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation because they realize "it clearly gets them some kind of coverage of ratings". "How you use the game of golf is something he's talked about".
For the most part, aides have declined to confirm that Trump was playing golf on weekends in Florida, instead repeatedly telling reporters that the President "may" hit a few balls at his course but that they didn't know for sure.
When he's in Palm Beach, Trump often makes the brief trip to Trump International in a golf shirt and hat and spends more than three hours at the club.
"Yes", Spicer said, before stopping.
"On a couple of occasions he's actually conducted meetings there, he's actually had phone calls". Can the press get more details about said crucial meetings?
Asked whether he had seen the Trump administration's plan to wipe out Islamic State, Abadi said: "I haven't seen a full plan". In the two leaders' meeting, Trump criticized his predecessor's policies in the region.
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Sunday wasn't much better as Louisville bowed out to a red-hot MI team, and then Duke was manhandled and shell-shocked by SC . Instead, a SC team that hadn't won an NCAA tournament game since 1973, is moving on to the Sweet 16.
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Sizzling second half shooting helps SC upset Duke
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Clooney surprises 87-year-old fan with flowers
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I have never struggled for any position in life - Modu Sheriff
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Sesame Street debuts new character with autism
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HBC-owned Saks exposed customer contact info online
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Scream Reboots for Third Season
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Special teams betray Red Wings in loss
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Axiata's Indian unit Idea to merge with Vodafone
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Drake's 'More Life' Shatters Ed Sheeran's Spotify Records
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Andromeda patch released for PC - Now v184.108.40.206
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