Priebus: What Alternate Universe Are "Washington Gossip Rags" Living In?

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White House chief of staff Reince Priebus speaks with 'Meet the Press' host Chuck Todd about media attitudes towards the president.

"The amount of drama and spin that you read about mostly in the Washington daily gossip rags is unbelievable stuff," he said. "And it just isn't true."

He added: "You read it every day and you wonder what alternative universe they're reporting on, because it just isn't true."

CHUCK TODD: I know you believe all of this is press-generated.

Do you not have a problem inside that West Wing with leaks yourself?

REINCE PRIEBUS: Look, if there is a problem there, those people will have big issues. But the truth is, is that we don't have problems in the West Wing. I mean you read about all these stories about I don't get along with Bannon and this one said -- actually, we've really gelled as a team. And we get along great and we're working well together. And the amount of drama and spin that you read about mostly in the Washington daily gossip rags is unbelievable stuff. And it just isn't true.

And you read it every day and you wonder what alternative universe they're reporting on, because it just isn't true.

I think every West Wing has different personalities. You had Rahm Emanuel, Valerie Jarrett, David Axelrod, you had Andy Card, Karl Rove. You always have different kinds of people. But it doesn't mean that you don't ultimately get along, serve the president and want to make the American people proud. That's what we're doing every day. That's what we're trying to do every day.

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