Huckabee Sanders contended a Trump tweet claiming FISA was used to "abuse" his 2016 presidential campaign and one almost two hours later expressing his support for the law just before the House passed a six-year extension were not contradictory.
As for the geographical scope of the ban, the memo says the "West Wing" in this case refers to "the facility generally located between the President's Executive Residence and West Executive Drive". "We don't see any contradiction or confusion in that".
The policy, which a senior administration official verified for ABC News, is intended 'to protect White House information technology infrastructure from compromise and sensitive or classified information from unauthorized access or dissemination'.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly departs the U.S. Capitol after meeting with House Republicans ahead of their vote on the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2017.
During a meeting on Wednesday in the White House's cabinet room, Trump said that his open-press meeting with lawmakers on Tuesday to discuss immigration policy received "phenomenal" reviews.
Deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, whose upcoming departure was announced in December, plans to leave after Vice President Mike Pence's upcoming trip to the Middle East, a White House official said.
He also asked Sanders what she most liked about her role. "We need it! Get smart!"
"What to Eric and Don Jr.do at the White House?"
Staff at the White House have been given until the end of the month to decide whether they want to continue working for the current administration.
Finally, Trump's top spokeswoman's omission of what White House officials late last year wanted to be a top legislative goal for their second year signaled the president and his team now believe midterm election year politics make it too hard.