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After Trump Snub, Spicer
Finally Meets Pope Francis
Aug 30, 2017 1:02 AM CDT
After Trump Snub, Spicer Finally Meets Pope Francis
Former press secretary attended pope's annual meeting for lawmakers
- Sean Spicer finally got to meet the pope. The former White House press secretary attended an audience with Pope Francis Sunday as part of an annual meeting of the International Catholic Legislators Network, Vatican spokesman Greg Burke confirmed Tuesday. A photograph posted on Vatican Radio's English Facebook page from...
Aug 2, 2017 7:12 AM CDT
, Spicer Is Still Leaving
Some wondered if he'd stay after Scaramucci implosion, but WH official says no
- With Scaramucci out, is Sean Spicer back in? That question has surfaced after the White House communications director was unceremoniously dumped earlier this week (Scaramucci's hire was the reported reason why press secretary Spicer left in the first place). But a senior White House official tells Reuters that Spicer,...
Fox News Gets Sued Over
Explosive Seth Rich Story
Aug 1, 2017 10:44 AM CDT
Fox News Gets Sued Over Explosive Seth Rich Story
Investigator says network fabricated quotes, worked with White House
- Remember the controversy over the death of young Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich? It just took another tangled turn. A private investigator is suing Fox News, alleging that the network made up quotes from him to buttress its allegations that Rich leaked DNC emails and was murdered because of...
White House Calls Spicer
'Team Player' for Resignation
Jul 21, 2017 1:58 PM CDT
White House Calls Spicer 'Team Player' for Resignation
Sarah Huckabee Sanders named as Spicer's replacement
- During the first White House press briefing since Sean Spicer's resignation—and first on-camera briefing this month—new White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci named Sarah Huckabee Sanders as Spicer's permanent replacement for press secretary. Both Huckabee Sanders and Scaramucci had praise for "team player" Spicer and...
Jul 21, 2017 11:55 AM CDT
Sean Spicer Steps Down
Source says he disagrees with Trump's choice for communications director
- Sean Spicer has resigned as White House press secretary, the
New York Times
reports. Per the
' source, President Trump offered the job of White House communications director to New York financier Anthony Scaramucci at 10am Friday, and Spicer resigned shortly after, telling Trump he "vehemently disagreed" with the...
CNN Finds Unusual Way
to Cover Sean Spicer
Jun 24, 2017 5:30 AM CDT
CNN Finds Unusual Way to Cover Sean Spicer
With cameras banned, it sends courtroom sketch artist
- The White House had another no-camera press briefing on Friday, and CNN found a unique way to give viewers a look. It sent veteran courtroom sketch artist Bill Hennessy to draw Sean Spicer as he briefed reporters. It was the third time this week the White House has banned cameras...
Reporters Want to Boycott
White House Press Briefings
Jun 20, 2017 12:32 PM CDT
Reporters Want to Boycott White House Press Briefings
And more on the changes coming to the communications department
- CNN's Jim Acosta went on a rant Monday accusing the White House of "stonewalling the news media," and the Daily Beast says he's not the only reporter who's ticked at how the White House handles the press. Monday was the second time in recent days...
CNN's Jim Acosta Goes On
Rant About Sean Spicer
Jun 19, 2017 6:48 PM CDT
CNN's Jim Acosta Goes On Rant About Sean Spicer
He says the White House is 'stonewalling' the press
- CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta did not hold back after being denied the use of camera and audio equipment to record statements by Sean Spicer at a press briefing Monday. According to Mediaite , the reporter hopped on social media to air his frustration, tweeting that the White House...
Asked About 'Covfefe,'
Spicer Gives Odd Reply
May 31, 2017 7:01 PM CDT
Asked About 'Covfefe,' Spicer Gives Odd Reply
He didn't admit it was a mistake
- It's the story that started Wednesday's news cycle , and Sean Spicer added some fuel to the "covfefe" fire in the late afternoon. When asked during Wednesday's press briefing whether "people should be concerned that the president posted a somewhat incoherent tweet last night, and then...
Spicer Briefing Called
'Middle Finger to Press'
May 31, 2017 2:03 AM CDT
Spicer Briefing Called 'Middle Finger to Press'
He may now be playing to 'audience of one'
- Sean Spicer returned to the podium Tuesday and while it is far from clear whether the White House press secretary will be in the same role for much longer, his boss was likely pleased by the performance. In what CNN calls a sign that Spicer is now "playing to...
Catholic Spicer Reportedly Mad
He Was Left Out of Pope Visit
May 25, 2017 6:33 AM CDT
Catholic Spicer Reportedly Mad He Was Left Out of Pope Visit
President Trump's decision seen as a snub to press secretary
- One of the hot topics among journalists in the wake of President Trump's visit to Pope Francis on Wednesday isn't about policy differences. Instead, it's about the president's perceived snub to Sean Spicer. CNN reports that the press secretary, who is a practicing Catholic, is seething...
Role May Be
May 18, 2017 12:17 PM CDT
Spicer's Public Role May Be Downsized: Sources
They say Trump doesn't want him behind the podium as much
- Expect to see a lot less of Sean Spicer. Sources tell Politico the White House press secretary will see his public role scaled way back after President Trump returns from his first foreign trip as president. They say Trump has come to "dread" Spicer's daily press briefings, which...
Fox News Host Says She's
in Talks to Replace Spicer
May 16, 2017 1:45 PM CDT
Fox News Host Says She's in Talks to Replace Spicer
Kimberly Guilfoyle wishes the current press secretary 'the best'
- Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle tells the
she's in talks with the Trump administration about taking the White House press secretary gig. As for the current press secretary, Sean Spicer: "I wish him the best." Guilfoyle says she hasn't talked specifics with the administration,...
Spicey Time to
May 14, 2017 6:21 AM CDT
McCarthy Brings Back Spicey Time to
Show has a grand time with actress' 5th time as host
- Melissa McCarthy once again brought comic spice to
Saturday Night Live:
After a spate of guest appearances mocking White House press secretary Sean Spicer in recent weeks, she was back on Saturday's edition as host. McCarthy played the hot-tempered Spicer whizzing on his motorized podium through the streets of...
'Sean Spicer' Seen Cruising
Through NYC on His Podium
May 12, 2017 11:19 AM CDT
'Sean Spicer' Seen Cruising Through NYC on His Podium
That would be Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer
- On Wednesday, she donned her press secretary suit to "I'm So Pretty" as she prepared to host this weekend's
Saturday Night Live
. On Friday, Melissa McCarthy went full-out Sean Spicer, "from the bushes to the streets" of New York City, riding her Segway-like podium right past...
May 11, 2017 11:26 AM CDT
Melissa McCarthy Transforms Into Sean Spicer in Promo
To a song from 'West Side Story'
- Sean Spicer has said Melissa McCarthy could "dial it back a bit" when she portrays him on
Saturday Night Live
, but from the latest promo, it doesn't appear the actress will be taking the White House press secretary's suggestion—though she does show a softer, more show-tuney...
May 11, 2017 7:46 AM CDT
Issues Bizarro Clarification on Sean Spicer
For the record, he wasn't in the bushes, he was 'among' them
is out with a clarification for the ages about Sean Spicer. Here it is in full:
"EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to more precisely describe White House press secretary Sean Spicer's location late Tuesday night in the minutes before he briefed reporters.
Press Briefings to Have Much
Less Sean Spicer This Week
May 10, 2017 3:34 PM CDT
Press Briefings to Have Much Less Sean Spicer This Week
Sarah Huckabee Sanders is filling in
- Something was missing from Sean Spicer's regular press briefing Wednesday: the White House press secretary himself. CNN reports Spicer is at the Pentagon this week fulfilling his US Navy Reserve duty by serving on the media staff of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. Filling in for him this...
Spicer: Obama's Advice on
Flynn Not a Huge Surprise
May 8, 2017 1:42 PM CDT
Spicer: Obama's Advice on Flynn Not a Huge Surprise
Outgoing president made clear to Trump 'he wasn't exactly a fan'
- White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirmed reports Monday that outgoing President Obama warned President-elect Trump about Michael Flynn. But Spicer downplayed it as informal, unsurprising advice. "It's true President Obama made it known he wasn't exactly a fan of Gen. Flynn's," said Spicer, adding that...
At Press Briefing, Spicer Faces
Down a Bunch of Children
Apr 27, 2017 1:19 PM CDT
At Press Briefing, Spicer Faces Down a Bunch of Children
It was Take Your Child to Work Day at the White House
- Sean Spicer has been accused of talking to reporters like they're children during his daily press briefings. On Thursday, they actually were children.
reports the chairs usually filled by reporters were instead being used by the children of reporters and White House staff for Take Your Child...
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