At this point, I won't defend him anymore. I won't defend him for stirring the pot that incited the mob. He's on his own. — Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer
At this point, I won't defend him anymore. I won't defend him for stirring the pot that incited the mob. He's on his own. — Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer
'He's on his own': Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer says he will no longer 'defend' Trump
  • Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer said that he would no longer "defend" President Donald Trump following a pro-Trump riot in the Capitol building on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.
  • "At this point, I won't defend him anymore," said Fleischer, who voted for Trump last year. "I won't defend him for stirring the pot that incited the mob. He's on his own."
  • Fleischer, also a Fox News contributor, served as press secretary under then-President George W. Bush from January 2001 to July 2003.