White House refuses to apologize or acknowledge aide's comment about John McCain

Press secretary Sarah Sanders said she wouldn't "validate a leak."
1:40 | 05/11/18

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Transcript for White House refuses to apologize or acknowledge aide's comment about John McCain
We've heard a lot about White House aide Kelly settler and her comments about Senator McCain. Report Hussein and eating at a presidential worry about the center of opposition to the nomination here apple because he is. Dying anyway. May imitate his daughter wondered aloud today why Kelly's I was still hasn't job you're the White House does she still haven't. I'm not gonna comment on an internal. Staff in the last thing he didn't marks. Yeah validate. A leak. One way or the other out of an internal staff meeting. He's saying this again I'm gonna validate. A leak out of an internal staff committee meeting one way or the other. Does the president regret what he said during the campaign. John McCain when he said he was in the war hero. First people who were captured. I believe the president's spoken about that I've talked with them specifically about that Jeff. If you won't comment on the specific comment what does. The White House believe about Senator McCain. And is there on the set from the top here where does allow for an aide to say he's dying. Certainly. There is not a picnic tone set here we have. Respect for all Americans and that is why that we try to put forward an everything we do both and word in an action. Focusing on. Doing things that help every American in this country every single day. I think if you look at the policies would put forth you'll see that reflected that there Senator McCain again I have likening it instead back and forth because. You know people wanted to create issues certainly leak snapping.

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