Donald Trump cycled through a series of press secretaries whose antagonism for the press was biblical, from Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Kayleigh McEnany. But only one, his penultimate one, declined to hold any press briefings altogether.
Stephanie Grisham served as White House press secretary for eight months from 2019 to 2020. In that time, she held no regular press briefings.
Grisham, who is promoting her new White House tell-all, was asked about the lack of briefings in an interview with George Stephanopoulos on Good Morning America Monday.
“You’re likely to go down in history as the only White House press secretary who never held a press conference,” Stephanopoulos said. “Did President Trump order you not to hold briefings?”
“Yes,” Grisham replied. “When