The White House got stranded in a severe Monday after President Trump’s Press Secretary Sean Spicer shielded his boss’s frequent golf outings by claiming a commander-in-chief uses a diversion differently than former President Barack Obama did.
Trump, who only 8 weeks into bureau has already done 10 trips to green, was a steady and infamous censor of his predecessor’s gusto for personification a diversion — though a critique shouldn’t request to a stream White House passenger given he uses a diversion to “help U.S. interests.”
“You saw him implement this as an event with (Japanese) Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to assistance encourage deeper relations in Asia,” Spicer pronounced during his press lecture Monday when asked about a apparent hypocrisy.
“How we use a diversion of golf is something that he’s talked about,” he added.
“So many people (are) jumping to a end that he was going down and personification golf. Just given we go somewhere doesn’t indispensably meant we did it,” Spicer clumsily contended.
“So on a integrate occasions, he’s indeed conducted meetings there,” he added, before observant that Trump simply deserved some remoteness on a course.
“The President is entitled to a bit of remoteness during some point,” he said.
Trump, however, spent most of his pre-campaign municipal life criticizing Obama for his possess golf outings.
“Can we trust that, with all of a problems and problems confronting a U.S., President Obama spent a day personification golf,” he tweeted Oct. 13, 2014. “Worse than Carter.”
“We compensate for Obama’s transport so he can fundraise millions so Democrats can run on lies,” he tweeted a subsequent day. “Then we compensate for his golf.”