Spicer Returns to Briefing Room, Avoids Specifics on Major Issues

WASHINGTON — The first White House press briefing in roughly two weeks following President Donald Trump’s closely watched first foreign trip and continued scrutiny over contact between some members of his administration and Russian officials brought more questions than answers.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer‘s more than ten-minute recap of Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Vatican and the G-7 summit in Italy included such phrases as “historic,” “unprecedented,” and “extraordinary”.

Spicer was less verbose when asked about reports from over the weekend that the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner sought to set up a back channel with Russia prior to Trump’s inauguration. Trump lawyer Michael Cohen confirmed to NBC that he is now also part of Congress’ Russia probe.

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