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Last Updated Nov 27, 2018 12:46 PM EST
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow are briefing reporters Tuesday, for the first time in a month.
Kudlow said the U.S. economy is in “good shape.” Asked about General Motors’ massive round of layoffs, Kudlow said there’s a “lot of disappointment, even anger.”
Mr. Trump said in Mississippi Monday — the day GM announces thousands of layoffs — that he’d found the “magic wand” to bring manufacturing jobs back.
The president has been holding his own briefings — whether spontaneous or in formal press conferences. The president, returning from his Thanksgiving vacation in Mar-a-Lago and from rallies for Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi, will face a slew of questions on the border, conflict between Russia and Ukraine, potential administration staffing changes and special counsel Robert Mueller.
How to watch today’s White House press briefing live:
- Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2017
- Time: Scheduled for 1:00 p.m. ET
- Who: Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House press secretary
- Live stream: Watch CBSN live coverage, in player above
Likely briefing topics today:
- As tensions increase, DHS defends the use of tear gas at the border while critics call it inhumane.
- President Trump pushed back Monday on a “60 Minutes” investigation that found his controversial family separation policy impacted more children than the administration admits.
Robert Mueller investigation
- This is the first official White House press briefing since Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned.
- Questions will likely be asked about Acting Attorney General Matthew Whittaker and his oversight of the Mueller investigation.
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