Former White House press secretary Michael McCurry said on Tuesday night that he believes President Donald Trump has been “more accessible” to the press than former Democratic presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton.
McCurry, who served under Clinton, and current White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders participated in a panel discussion hosted by the White House Correspondents’ Association and the White House Transition Project on the relationship between the presidency, press and the public.
Martha Kumar, the WHTP director and panel moderator, said that Trump was “speaking regularly” to the press before McCurry cut her off and said that he knew where she was going with her question.
“He is more accessible in doing the exchanges and you are the master of the data on all this. He’s probably been more accessible than either Obama or Clinton,” McCurry said.
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