Press Secretary Sean Spicer answers questions on his position: "I'm right here"
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - During Tuesday's White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer answered several questions regarding his tenure. When asked if he would remain in the position, he pointed out that he was present.
"I'm right here. You can keep taking your selfies," Spicer said.
He confirmed that the White House has met with people that "might be of service" to the administration and that they were looking to fill some of their vacancies.
When asked to provide a reason as to why yesterday's briefing was held off camera. Spicer maintained that the administration has been open with the press. Stating that the briefing is just one aspect of what the White House does to communicate with the press.
"I think we have done a good job and making ourselves available as a staff," Spicer remarked.
He mentioned the White House has expended some access by adding the ability for reporters to attend the briefing and ask questions through Skype.
Spicer also said that the president has been more available for interviews then presidents in past administrations but he understands that the press will continue to push for more access.