Sarah Sanders insults journalists who dare ask about Trump's irrational tweets

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She noted that Speaker Ryan after Trump tweeted praised his grasp of FISA. Her response prompted a back-and-forth between the two over whether a "physical" border wall will be part of any potential immigration deal, and she stated that she believes many Democrats are also committed to border security.

But Trump's first tweet, which sent lawmakers scrambling Thursday morning, made clear the President was specifically referring to the upcoming House vote, with Trump tweeting: "House votes on controversial FISA ACT today".

Kelly wants to do so by the end of January, but President Donald Trump is having difficulty recruiting staff to fill vacancies, and the hiring process is lengthy.

During the daily press briefing, Sanders insisted the president was familiar with the House bill, including Section 702, which allows some warrantless surveillance of foreigners overseas.

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"(The doctor) will put out a brief statement, but will take the weekend to compile the rest of the results - lab results", Sanders said.

According to CNN, Trump's initial tweet "set off a thunderclap of concern in Washington", including among "Republican lawmakers and top intelligence officials" who called the White House "perplexed that Trump had appeared to contradict more than a week of public statements from the administration in support of the reauthorization, which allows the government to conduct warrantless spying on U.S. soil". Sanders would then answer Acosta's question, Sanders said the president has a "great deal of understanding" when it comes to FISA and that's why he issued a presidential memo on it.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (See the tweets below).

"Hes probably going to lie about his height, so he seems "less" fat", a Twitter user added. To which Sanders snarked, "I don't think that's true".

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