Seoul, June 30: Stephanie Grisham, New White House press secretary, got into a scuffle with the North Korean security guards as United States President Donald Trump held a historic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un at the Korean demilitarized zone on June 30, Sunday, according to Fox news. Stephanie Grisham, Melania Trump's Spokeswoman, Appointed Next White House Press Secretary.
According to Fox News, Grisham was roughed up as she tried to move towards the members of the White House press pool to cover one of the historic events. It was "an all-out brawl," CNN's Jim Acosta's source said. Donald Trump Becomes First Sitting US President to Step Into North Korea; Meets Kim Jong-un in Demilitarized Zone; Watch Video.
"New WH Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham got into a scuffle with the North Koreans to move members of the WH press pool into position to cover Trump and Kim, I’m told. Grisham was a bit bruised. Source called it an all-out brawl," said Acosta in a tweet.
Tweet by Jim Acosta:
New WH Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham got into a scuffle with the North Koreans to move members of the WH press pool into position to cover Trump and Kim, I’m told. Grisham was a bit bruised. Source called it “an all out brawl.”
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) June 30, 2019
Last week, Grisham, the spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump, was picked up to replace the outgoing White House press secretary. On Sunday President Trump made history by sharing a handshake with Kim and became the first US President to cross border that divides North and South Korea. “Stepping across that line was a great honour," Trump said after crossing back to South Korea.