White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn’t mince words during her daily briefing on Tuesday, blasting CNN correspondent April Ryan for accusing the President of making “sexual innuendos” regarding New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
Sanders was speaking with reporters when Ryan pressed the Secretary on the President’s recent tweet, saying the liberal legislator “would do anything” for campaign contributions.
“Is Gillibrand owed an apology for the misunderstanding of the President’s tweet this morning, because many –including the Senator- think it’s about sexual innuendos,” said the CNN journalist.
“I think only if your mind is in the gutter would you have read it that way,” fired-back Sanders.
“He’s obviously talking about political partisan games that people often play and the broken system that he’s talked about repeatedly,” she added. “This isn’t new. This isn’t a new sentiment. This isn’t new terminology. He’s used it several times before referencing men of both parties, in fact.”
“If you look back on the comments he’s made, it was very clear what his reference was,” said the Press Secretary.
Watch Sanders shut down April Ryan above.