WATCH: White House expected to address North Korea sanctions, tax reform in news briefing
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to address new sanctions on North Korea as well as President Donald Trump’s push for tax reform in Tuesday’s news briefing.
Sanders is expected to speak around 2 p.m. ET. Watch live in the player above.
The U.N. Security Council passed new sanctions against North Korea on Monday, a response to the country’s powerful Sept. 3 nuclear test. Ambassador Nikki Haley called the package, which limits oil imports and bans textile exports, the toughest restrictions against North Korea yet, though they aren’t as severe as the U.S. had hoped. North Korea rejected the sanctions, warning that it would respond with the “greatest pain” the U.S. has ever experienced.
Earlier Tuesday, legislative director Marc Short said the White House was preparing to release Trump’s legislative priorities for tax reform and a legislative solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which the president said last week he would end in March.
PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops.