White House Sets On-camera Press Briefing After Media Complaints

By Greg Robb Markets MarketWatch Pulse

White House press secretary Sean Spicer will now give an on-camera press briefing at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, the White House announced Tuesday. The decision came after reporters took to social media to complain that no press briefing, either on or off camera, was on the daily White House schedule. Spicer downplayed the decision, telling reporters that the daily guidance had just been updated, as it had been many times before. There have been a series of reports overnight, quoting White House officials, saying that Spicer has decided to move into a behind-the-scenes role advising President Donald Trump and that an announcement was imminent.

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