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Fox News’ John Roberts Exits Off-Camera Briefing Early, Throwing Shade On Way Out

Deadline logo Deadline 7/18/2017 Lisa de Moraes
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White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders chided Fox News White House correspondent John Roberts when he left her off-camera/audio-only briefing today, stopping her remarks to say, “John Roberts is bored today, he’s headed out.”

Roberts was having none of that. “If it were on-camera I might not be,” he shot back, on his way out the door, giving the White House press team something to consider as the briefing’s remaining correspondents “ooh-ed” approvingly.

Before the briefing, Roberts had tweeted sternly:

After his dramatic-despite-not-being-televised exit, Roberts tweeted:


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