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Stormy Danielsā€™ 60 Minutes interview was the highest-watched episodeĀ since Barack and Michelle Obamaā€™s first post-election interview in 2008. Yet Donald Trump has remained conspicuously silent on the topic, which has made it a bad day for one very deserving Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was left to pick up the slack.

When a reporter asked Sanders about the presidentā€™s silence at a press conference on Tuesday, she snapped back, ā€œI donā€™t think itā€™s silent when the president has addressed this, weā€™ve addressed it extensively, thereā€™s just nothing else to add, just because you guys continue to ask the same question over and over and over again doesnā€™t mean we that have to keep coming up with new things to say.ā€

Sanders also spewed some bullshit about the fact that the Trump administration decided to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, claiming that ā€œthis is a question thatā€™s been included in every Census since 1965, with the exception of 2010 when it was removed.ā€


The questionā€”which will likely suppress response rates of immigrantsā€”hasnā€™t in fact been included on the full Census form since 1950, as The Brennan Centerā€™s Michael Li pointed out on Twitter:


Another day, another press conference where Sanders tries to spin the White Houseā€™s way out of its own mess.