Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been on a fiery role over addressing all the questioning on Donald Trump’s authority and control as President of the United States.
Just this last week Secretary Sanders ended her press briefing with an exchange over Trump’s comments on the Kentucky school shooting that had left two dead and 17 injured. The effusive reporter had asked about “how there had been 11 school shootings since the beginning of the year”, and “what has the president done in the time since October to try to prevent any of these shootings from taking place?”
Sarah Sanders actively responded by identifying “any loss of life is incredibly sad” and that school shootings should never happen. Sanders then made a distinguishing note and said: “The president believes that all Americans deserve to be safe in their schools and in their communities. We’ve had two years of increased violence prior to the president taking office. We’ve tried to crack down on crime throughout the country. The president instructed his administration to make the recent crime wave a top priority.”
Now, we have Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, one of President Trump’s members of the cabinet, with a daring message for the world in Davos, Switzerland. This Wednesday she had an inquiry over Donald Trump’s leadership as POTUS.
Reported by ijr:
Members of the panel were asked whether Trump was leading the U.S. to become “just another country” and lose its status as a global leader.
Chao was having none of it and stated:
“Davos should be very flattered that he has chosen this as a forum, and so those that don’t want to listen to him, they can leave!
This is part of what discourse and discussion is all about … There obviously is a gulf in perceptions and assumptions. And so I think it’s good that the president is coming and that he’s explaining himself.
And I also add, when we talk about America’s role around the globe, it’s not as if America is going to withdraw. There are many people who feel that America has been the chump.
That we are a part, and we are certainly the key player in a global network that secures peace and security throughout the world.
And yet, America bears a disproportionate amount of the cost. In fact, we pay for everybody else.”