Trump on Spicer’s Phone Checks: ‘I Would Have Done It Differently’
President Donald Trump said he disagrees with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s recent decision to check the phones of staffers in an effort to find suspected leakers.
“I would have had one-on-one sessions with different people. … I would have done it differently,” Trump said in an exclusive “Fox & Friends” interview.
He went on to call Spicer a “a fine person” who is doing a “very good job” and said he is “OK” with how Spicer handled the situation.
“There are things you can do that are a hell of a lot worse,” he concluded.
A CNN report this morning, citing multiple sources, said Trump “signed off” on Spicer’s decision to check the aides’ cellphones.