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White House: 'No conflict at all' between Trump's FISA tweets

Sarah Sanders
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that there was "no conflict at all" between President Trump's tweet this morning bashing the FISA surveillance law, and the White House's policy in favor of renewing it (which Trump expressed in a follow-up tweet hours later).

"The president fully supports the 702 and was happy to see that it passed the House today. But, he does have some overall concern with the FISA program more generally. We weren't confused, but some of you were" she added.

Why it matters: Sources in GOP leadership told Axios' Jonathan Swan that they were "horrified by a tweet they considered wildly irresponsible given the national security stakes."