Tag Archives: Sean Spicer

LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Starting right now. Via Death & Taxes: It’s time for the highlight of everyone’s day, when the world’s greatest living prop comic (sorry, Carrot Top), White House press secretary Sean Spicer, fields questions about the Trump administration from reporters and basically craps his pants on live television. Feel free to watch along with us as Spicer berates members of the …

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Sean Spicer: Ivanka Is Getting Security Clearance And Will Totally Promote High Ethical Standards [VIDEO]

FAKE NEWS: Ivanka Trump’s new office in the White House was cleared by White House lawyers and the federal government’s ethics watchdog, press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday. News came out Monday that the president’s daughter would be getting an office and a security clearance at the White House, even though she has not taken a formal job in the …

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Spicer Claims Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Only Played “Very Limited Role” In Campaign [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer tried to downplay scrutiny into the Trump campaign’s relationship with Russia on Monday by describing Paul Manafort, the president’s former campaign chairman, as someone “who played a very limited role for a very limited amount of time” in the effort. Asked at Monday’s press briefing if President Donald Trump stands by his …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Considering what’s happened to so far today, THIS should be entertaining. The Associated Press reports: Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, is denying that the British intelligence community was ever asked to conduct electronic surveillance on President Donald Trump at the behest of former President Barack Obama. Earlier this month, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer referred …

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Kellyanne Conway: I’d Rather “Slit My Wrists, Bleed Out, Jump Off The Bridge” Than Have Sean Spicer’s Job

New York Magazine today published a lengthy interview with Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway. Here’s the bit getting the most attention: “I don’t do the press briefings,” she explained. “Sean does!” Walking into a small office space behind the briefing lectern, she could see that her words had already made their way to various cable-news chyrons, which thrilled her. “And there …

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BRITAIN: Spy Agency Angrily Denounces Sean Spicer’s “Utterly Ridiculous” Claim They Wiretapped Trump

USA Today reports: Britain’s intelligence agency called allegations that it wiretapped President Trump during the U.S. election campaign, “utterly ridiculous” claims “that should be ignored.” The statement by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), which hardly ever responds to allegations about its spying activities, came after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer repeated a claim first made on Fox News in …

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Sean Spicer Melts Down In Furious Exchange With Press Over Trump’s Baseless Wiretapping Claims [VIDEO]

Patch.com reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer arrived more than an hour late to his scheduled press briefing on Thursday and got into a tense argument with two reporters right out of the gate over President Trump’s claims that President Obama “wiretapped” Trump Tower. As soon as Spicer began taking questions, he was asked about the Senate Intelligence Committee’s …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Likely topics: The latest travel ban smack down, the latest Flynn revelations, the latest wiretapping debunking. And this: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will likely field questions about President Donald Trump’s budget proposal in a news briefing Thursday. Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Wednesday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to …

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Sean Spicer Says “Sure” When Asked To Concede That Trumpcare Will Cost Millions Their Coverage [VIDEO]

At today’s White House press briefing Sean Spicer took a lot of heat over the Congressional Budget Office’s review of the Trumpcare plan. CNN’s Jim Acosta pressed Spicer to concede that millions will lose their coverage. Spicer responded, “Sure, but you have to look at the current situation. There is a higher likelihood that people will find something that they …

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Todd Starnes: The “Bat-Crap Crazy Feminist” Who Accosted Sean Spicer Needs To Learn Manners

Todd Starnes writes for Fox News: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was in an Apple store over the weekend – just minding his business when he was set upon by a raging liberal — a fuming feminist — foaming at the mouth. Heavy.com identified Mr. Spicer’s attacker as Shree Chauhan, a former educator and a child of Indian immigrants. …

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AIR QUOTES: Spicer Claims When Trump Accused Obama Of Wiretapping, He Really Meant “Wiretapping”

Raw Story reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggested that President Donald Trump did not actually mean wiretapping when he accused President Barack Obama of “wiretapping” him in a recent tweet. “I think if you look at the president’s tweet, he said very clearly — quote — wiretapping in quotes,” Spicer said, incorrectly adding that there had been “substantial …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Newsweek reports: Monday is the start of what’s expected to be a busy next few days in Washington. It’s the deadline for President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice to provide any documents related to his alleged claim that the Obama administration wiretapped his phones in Trump Tower during the campaign. On Sunday, Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona called for …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Sean Spicer Confronted At Apple Store

The New York Post reports: White House spokesman Sean Spicer was accosted by an Indian-American woman — who peppered him with questions about committing “treason” and working for a “fascist” like President Trump — as he shopped in an Apple Store over the weekend. The encounter has since gone viral after the woman who filmed it, Shree Chauhan, 33, claimed …

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Spicer Quotes Trump On Jobs: The Numbers Were Phony Before, But They’re “Very Real Now” [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: When asked about President Donald Trump’s reaction to the stellar jobs report on Friday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer had this to say: “I talked to the President prior to this [briefing], and he said to quote him for this, ‘[The jobs reports] may have been phony in the past, but it’s very real now.'” In the …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Topics for today’s lie-fest will likely be the latest jobs report, NAFTA, and any of Trump’s recent lies. The New York Times snarks: As long as you don’t care too much about facts, you can learn a lot from a Sean Spicer daily briefing. The White House press secretary has said that whatever your lying eyes told you, President Trump’s …

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Sean Spicer Gets Testy When Asked About Nigel Farage Meeting Julian Assange: “I Don’t Keep His Schedule”

Mediaite reports: Press Secretary Sean Spicer had a flummoxed moment on Thursday when he was asked about today’s news that Trump ally Nigel Farage went to the embassy where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lives. “I have my own concerns here keeping track of what everyone is doing. I generally don’t worry about what’s going on across the pond,” Spicer said. …

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Spicer Responds Sarcastically When Reporter Asks For Trump To Face Media Over Wiretapping Claim [VIDEO]

This afternoon White House press secretary Sean Spicer responded sarcastically to a reporter’s plea that Trump personally respond to questioning about his baseless wiretapping claims. Spicer: “I’ll ask. Is there anyone else? Show of hands?” Unsurprisingly, nearly every reporter shot up their hand. Watch below.

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Remember a few months ago when these things were deadly dull? Via CNBC: White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing on Wednesday afternoon. He will likely face more questions about the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and President Donald Trump’s unfounded accusation that his predecessor wiretapped Trump Tower before the 2016 election.

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Sean Spicer: Trump Won’t Withdraw His Baseless Wiretapping Claims “Until It’s Adjudicated” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said that President Trump won’t withdraw his claim that former President Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 election. “Why would he withdraw it until it’s adjudicated?” Spicer asked. Spicer wouldn’t comment further during Tuesday’s briefing about whether there is evidence to support Trump’s accusation and said that the House …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

White House press secretary Sean Spicer vanished from public view more than a week ago and has only held off-camera (and combative) briefings with the press. Today he returns to the podium where he will surely face grilling about Trump’s insane wiretapping claims, Trumpcare, and the new Muslim travel ban. Watch below.

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