White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany is refusing to say if President Donald Trump thinks it's good that the South lost the Civil War, and would not answer a question made as she was leaving about his "white power" tweet.
Asked by a reporter President Trump's views on the outcome of the Civil War, McEnany would not answer the question directly, calling it "absurd." She was happy to praise Confederate statues as "art" and "history."
Asked if Trump believes "it was a good thing that the South lost the Civil War," McEnany doesn't directly answer bu… https://t.co/EklHSw4GKS— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1593452891.0
Minutes later, after attacking The New York Times and The Washington Post, McEnany abruptly left the podium but refused to stop when a reporter asked why President Trump has yet to condemn "white power" after he tweeted a video on Sunday of his supporters screaming the phrase.
McEnany responds to Q seeking clarity about whether Trump was briefed about intel indicating Russia offered bountie… https://t.co/tDvsKknw8p— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1593453200.0