FNC’s John Roberts Leaves White House Briefing: ‘Do It On Camera and I Might Stay’

By Chris Ariens 

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The White House communications team is holding another off-camera briefing right now and at least one TV news correspondent walked out of it. Fox News Channel’s John Roberts stepped out of the briefing as Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was just getting going.

As it was not televised (this image is from a previous briefing) other White House reporters tweeted the news:

Roberts explained on Twitter that he had a live shot to get to. He did get a few questions in about the Senate’s failure to pass its health care bill, and left about 10 minutes later. Fox News played most of the briefing, tape delayed, audio only, during Shepard Smith‘s hour.