Tag Archives: Sean Spicer

REPORT: Katrina Pierson Didn’t Get White House Gig Because She Was “Bitching” About Sean Spicer

The Washingtonian did some digging into why former Trump campaign spox and compulsive liar Katrina Pierson did not land a White House position and instead now works for a pro-Trump outfit. They report: So what happened? Pierson says she was offered the role of deputy press secretary. She accepted it, she says. But then she backed out. “It was funny …

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Sean Spicer Angrily Snaps At Reporters For Daring To Question Trump’s Wiretapping Claim [AUDIO]

White House press secretary Sean Spicer got bitchy with reporters today when they questioned Trump’s relentless attacks on the media and his baseless wiretapping claims. Today’s press gaggle was again held without cameras present, but PBS live-streamed the audio. Raw Story reports: “People start taking things as fact because a series of off-the-record and anonymous sources … We have started …

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Trump Demands That Congress Investigate Whether Obama Abused Investigative Powers During Election

CNN reports: President Donald Trump is asking Congress to look into whether the Obama administration abused its investigative powers during the 2016 election, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in a statement Sunday. “Reports concerning potentially politically motivated investigations immediately ahead of the 2016 election are very troubling,” Spicer said, posting the statement on Twitter. “President Donald J. Trump …

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Sean Spicer: There’s Nothing For AG Jeff Sessions To Recuse Himself Over, He Been “100% Straight” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: The White House is dismissing calls for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “There’s nothing to recuse himself,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in an interview with Fox News that aired late Thursday morning. “He was 100 percent straight with the committee, and …

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So Much For CNN Being “Fake News”

As always, the news is only fake when they don’t like it. The Hill reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday put aside his problems with CNN to tout the network’s poll on President Trump’s speech to Congress. Spicer tweeted out CNN’s poll showing positive reactions to Trump’s speech the night before, despite the administration’s frequent attacks on …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

UPI reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is giving his first daily press briefing Monday since a press event last week that some media outlets were barred from attending. Spicer is scheduled to answer questions from reporters at 1:30 p.m. He held an off-camera “gaggle” session with reporters from select news organizations in his West Wing office Friday, prompting …

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REPORT: Sean Spicer Pressured Top Officials To Discredit New York Times Story On Russia And Trump

Axios reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer personally picked up the phone and connected outside officials with reporters to try to discredit a New York Times article about Trump campaign aides’ contact with Russia, then remained on the line for the brief conversations, Axios has learned. Ten key points: Why it matters: The new details show how determined the …

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White House Staffers Forced To Show Phones To Sean Spicer To Prove They Aren’t Sources Of Leaks

Politico reports: Press secretary Sean Spicer is cracking down on leaks coming out of the West Wing, with increased security measures that include random phone checks of White House staffers, overseen by White House attorneys. The push to snuff out leaks to the press comes after a week in which President Donald Trump strongly criticized the media for using unnamed …

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BREAKING: White House Blocks Multiple Outlets From Spicer Press Gaggle: CNN, NYT, Politico, Buzzfeed

Multiple news outlets are reporting on Twitter that the White House has blocked them from entering today’s press gaggle with Sean Spicer. Among those reportedly locked out are CNN, the New York Times, Politico, Buzzfeed, and others. Earlier today Trump doubled down on his attack on the “fake news” media during his CPAC speech, again calling them “the enemy of …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Today’s likely topics: Bomb threats at Jewish community centers. Deportation orders. The transgender students order. NBC News reports: White House spokesman Sean Spicer will likely face another day of questions about the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement plans at his daily press briefing Wednesday afternoon. The Department of Homeland Security issued memos on Tuesday about how to enforce the immigration executive …

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Sean Spicer: Trump Believes That Transgender Student Rights Should Be Left Up To The States [VIDEO]

Politico reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that the Trump administration will be issuing “further guidance” on a former Obama directive aimed at protecting the rights of transgender students. “The president has maintained for a long time that this is a states’ rights issue and not one for the federal government,” Spicer said. “So while we have …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Who will be the target of today’s meltdown? CNBC reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing Tuesday after the release of more details about the Trump administration’s border enforcement plans. Department of Homeland Security memos show plans to hire thousands of federal agents, among various other moves. The measures are separate from Trump’s executive order temporarily …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Well, THIS should be fun. UPI reports: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will likely face questions about the resignation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Trump administration’s involvement with Russia during the daily press briefing Tuesday. Reporters have largely been unable to directly question Spicer since news first broke last week that Flynn spoke to a …

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REPORT: Chaos Inside The National Security Council

The New York Times reports: These are chaotic and anxious days inside the National Security Council, the traditional center of management for a president’s dealings with an uncertain world. Three weeks into the Trump administration, council staff members get up in the morning, read President Trump’s Twitter posts and struggle to make policy to fit them. Most are kept in …

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Melissa McCarthy Slays Again As Sean Spicer [VIDEO]

Slate recaps: It is astonishing and shameful that we’ve reached the point as a nation where the antics of a sketch comedy troupe have a visible influence on the head of the federal government, but there’s no point denying that’s where we’re at. So, in very important news that could change the course of the presidency, and indeed the entire …

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White House Seeks Source Of Embarrassing Leaks

The calls are coming from inside the house: The White House says it is investigating leaks about President Trump’s calls with foreign leaders after a string of embarrassing reports. “We’re looking into the situation yes, and it’s very concerning,” press secretary Sean Spicer said when asked about the leaks. “Some of them are done in a way that the release …

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Sean Spicer: Kellyanne Conway Has Been “Counseled” For Her Ivanka Commercial And That’s It [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to President Donald Trump, was “counseled” after promoting Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessory brand during an interview from the White House Thursday morning. “Kellyanne has been counseled,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer said during his daily briefing. “She’s been counseled on that subject.” Conway, in a Fox News interview from the White …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Remember all those times I posted live-steams of Josh Earnest’s White House press briefings because we just HAD to see how he was going to handle Obama’s latest lying meltdown? No? Watch below as Sean Spicer does exactly that for Hair Furor. Scheduled start is 1:30PM.

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Sean Spicer To Homocon Matt Drudge: The GOP Isn’t Stalling, We’re Just Screwing America Slowly [VIDEO]

Business Insider reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer responded on Wednesday to complaints from internet news mogul Matt Drudge, who griped on Twitter that Republicans weren’t moving fast enough to fulfill their campaign promises. Spicer made the comments at the daily press briefing when Breitbart White House correspondent Charlie Spiering asked for a response to Drudge and “anyone who …

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Rosie: I’m Ready To Play Steve Bannon On SNL

The Hill reports: President Trump’s longtime nemesis says she is willing to play Trump’s top advisor on “Saturday Night Live.” Rosie O’Donnell on Monday tweeted that she would be up for portraying Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon on SNL if asked to do so, after a report about the president’s anger at SNL’s portrayal of his team led to …

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