Fox's Mike Huckabee says the White House press secretary's "client" is the president, not the US public

Fox's Mike Huckabee says the White House press secretary's "client" is the president, not the US public

Huckabee's daughter, Sarah Sanders, routinely lied to the public during her tenure as press secretary

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From the June 26 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): So your daughter's going to be leaving the White House shortly. And it looks like there's going to be a replacement, Stephanie Grisham, who's still going to work for the first lady. She's been there from day one, really loyal to the family and the cause and the party. How do you think she'll do?

MIKE HUCKABEE (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): I think she'll do great, for this particular reason: She has the absolute confidence of both of first lady as well as the president. And the number one criteria for that job is to be trusted and to recognize that you really only have one client. The news people in front of you, they're not your clients. The press at large, not your clients. The public is not your client. Your client is the president of the United States. Second client, the first lady of the United States. Stephanie Grisham has their confidence, has their trust. She'll be great at the job because of that.

Previously:

Stephanie Grisham, Trump's new White House press secretary, will be just as bad as Sarah Sanders

On Hannity, Sarah Sanders sticks by "slip of the tongue" explanation for her repeated lies about Comey firing  

CNN's Cuomo calls out White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for routinely lying to the American people

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