White Home press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday told reporters that before they could ask her a question, they would need to note things for which they are grateful.
“This will be our last press rundown prior to the Thanksgiving vacation in this room,” Sanders stated at the start of the everyday briefing. “So I want to share a few things that I’m grateful for and I think it would be good for you guys to do so as well prior to asking your questions.”
Sanders stated it is “no trick” that she is “plainly extremely glad” for the White House press corps, in addition to her family, faith, very first responders, members of the United States military and “the incredible benefit of serving this president and the American people.”
“So this is how it’s going to work today, considering that I’m here and I get to call on you,” she said. “If you wish to ask a concern, I think it’s just reasonable, considering that I’ve shared exactly what I’m thankful for, that you start off with exactly what you’re happy for. So any person wish to be initially on what they’re happy for?”
Sanders called on American Urban Radio Networks press reporter April Ryan initially.
“I’m grateful for life. I’m thankful for my kids. I’m thankful for 20 years in this job,” Ryan said. “I’m thankful to be able to speak to and question you every single day.”
“I feel the gratefulness there,” Sanders responded.
“Now my concern,” Ryan pressed on. “I hope you felt the passion of my thankfulness.”
Later on in the briefing, another reporter used, “I’m really grateful for you contacting me frequently.”
“I am grateful for the First Amendment,” ABC News’ Cecilia Vega added prior to her question.
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