House Democrat Leader Steny Hoyer Can’t Decide What to Say, Asks Schiff for Permission to Speak

‘Essentially ... can I say that?’

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REPORTER: "Do you have any insurances that the President was never briefed on this, it was never included in the briefing materials? Was that the line at the White House today?"
HOYER: "Essentially, um — can I say that?"
SCHIFF: "I don't know that we should comment on —"
HOYER: "Yeah, I think — I have my advisor here on what I can say and can't say. So let me leave it at that."

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