Posted by on April 19, 2019 10:23 am
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Press secretary defended past statements she made in an interview on Friday that Mueller’s team said had ‘no basis in fact’

Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has defended claims she repeatedly made to reporters in 2017 regarding Donald Trump’s firing of then FBI director James Comey – despite admitting to investigators for the special counsel Robert Mueller that they had “no basis in fact”.

Sanders admitted in statements to the special counsel that her repeated claims that the president fired Comey because the rank and file of the FBI had lost confidence in him as FBI director were false, according to the redacted version of the Mueller report released on Thursday.

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