White House press secretary urged to do her job: ‘We don’t pay you to be a Twitter troll’
White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on CNN. (Screenshot)

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham was blasted on Saturday over the confusion resulting from her refusal to hold daily press briefings.

CNN senior media reporter Oliver Darcy was alarmed that Grisham's assistant, Hogan Gidley, was forcing reporters to refer to his remarks as coming from a "sources close to the President's legal team."

Darcy noted that Trump had repeatedly questioned the veracity of unnamed sources, making it problematic for Gidley to demand to be quoted as such.

Grisham responded to the criticism and asked Darcy to "stop with the righteous indignation.

The press secretary was harshly criticized for her response. Here's some of what people were saying: