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WH Press Sec. Stephanie Grisham Says $200K Isn’t Enough Money to Do Her Job

Two popular authors, Stephen King and Don Winslow, offered to cut a $200,000 check to charity if White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham holds an hourlong briefing.

Grisham, 43, has yet to hold a White House press briefing since taking the place of former press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in June.

In an attempt to corner Grisham, King and Winslow offered to pay $200,000 to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in exchange for an hourlong briefing from the White House.

“We will donate $175,000 to [St. Jude] in your name & help a lot of kids if you will take questions from the full White House press corps for 1 HOUR in the WH briefing room,” Winslow said in a tweet.

King upped the ante, tweeting, “I’ll also make it $100,000. That’s 200 K for charity. And all you have to do is YOUR DAMN JOB!”

In response to the offer, Grisham told CNN, “If you have $200,000 to play with, why not just help children because it’s a good thing to do? Donations to charity should never come with strings attached.”

Because obviously she needs more to do her job? Her American taxpayer

Winslow was outraged by Grisham’s response. He tweeted, “First, we both regularly donate to charity. Second, why do all Trump officials refuse to answer the most basic questions they are asked? Stop evading, Stephanie. Let’s try again: Why have you not held any White House press briefings for over 300 days? What are you afraid of?”

The charity-donation ploy has been used by Grisham’s boss in the past. In 2012, Trump offered to donate $5 million to charity if President Barack Obama would release his birth certificate to prove he was born in the United States. Obama quashed the birther conspiracy theory by releasing the birth certificate later that year.

And I am sure this will surprise you…but Trump never gave that $5 million to charity.

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