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Sean Spicer

  1. that happened
    The Time Trump Signed Into a Holocaust Museum Like It Was a Bar MitzvahA look back at the many times the Trump administration accidentally — and not so accidentally — disrespected Judaism.
  2. trump impeachment
    What Will Happen to the Trump Toadies?Look to Nixon’s defenders, and the Vichy collaborators, for clues.
  3. twitter
    Trump Deletes Tweet Supporting Sean Spicer After His Dancing With the Stars LossTrump’s pettiness and frequent habit of violating the Presidential Records Act were on display after Sean Spicer exited Dancing With the Stars.
  4. trump administration
    Trump Loyalists Aren’t Being Ostracized After Leaving — They’re ThrivingSean Spicer, Kierstjen Nielsen, and Corey Lewandowski all made dramatic public comebacks this week.
  5. lies
    Report: Trump’s Inauguration Pics Were Edited to Make the Crowd Look BiggerIt was a simpler time.
  6. Appeals Court Rules Against Trump Effort to Deny Grants to Sanctuary CitiesThe administration defended its proposed ban on grants to states and localities that don’t cooperate with ICE by arguing it was mere rhetoric.
  7. Frank Rich: Rot on the Right, Green Shoots on the LeftYes, Anthony Kennedy’s retirement will make a right-wing Supreme Court even more extreme. But there is hope yet in American politics.
  8. The Trump White House Set Record for First-Year Staff DeparturesThe administration’s 34 percent first-year turnover rate is the highest in four decades — and double the previous record set under Ronald Reagan.
  9. Spicer to Reporter: Don’t Text Me or I’ll Call the CopsThe former White House press secretary is as combative as ever.
  10. interesting times
    Yes, I’m Dependent on WeedAnd perfectly happy to be so.
  11. Anthony Scaramucci Makes Debut, Names Sanders New Press Secretary“The Mooch” Offered Lots Of Praise For Trump
  12. All the Indignities Sean Spicer Endured Before Finally Quitting the White HouseThe former White House press secretary was a glutton for punishment, and now he’s gone.
  13. Instead of a Reassuring Senior Communications Director, Trump Chose the MoochAt a time when the White House could benefit from a steady, respected hand to run the communications shop, Trump went in a very different direction.
  14. Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press SecretaryHe’s finally had enough.
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    All the Best (Worst) Things Sean Spicer Did As Press SecretarySean Spicer, the most meme-able White House employee besides the president, departs.
  16. Spicer: Seriously, Donald Jr.’s Meeting Was About AdoptionRiiiight.
  17. Bannon: Press Briefings Were Moved Off Camera Because ‘Sean Got Fatter’Is government transparency under attack — or is Sean Spicer just being body-shamed?
  18. White House Communications Director ResignsMike Dubke is stepping down, as President Trump prepares to handle more of the administration’s messaging himself.
  19. Sean Spicer Show on Brink of Cancellation, Despite High RatingsThe White House press secretary is no longer expected to give daily, on-camera briefings after Trump’s foreign trip.
  20. the national interest
    Sean Spicer’s Tape Stonewall Just Got 10 Feet Higher“The president has made it clear what his position is.” That is the opposite of the truth.
  21. trump administration
    Reports: Trump Considering Staff Shakeup at Demoralized White HouseThe president knows who’s to blame for the fallout over Comey, and it’s definitely not himself.
  22. Sean Spicer Wants You to Know That the Tweet Speaks for ItselfHow many times does he have to say it?
  23. 28 Reasons Trump’s Firing of James Comey Is a World-Historic Shit ShowThere are so many insane aspects to the White House’s handling of Comey’s dismissal, a listicle is required.
  24. Correction: Sean Spicer Was ‘Among’ the Bushes, Not Hiding ‘in’ ThemOne of the great newspaper corrections of the Trump era.
  25. Trump Is Making It Too Easy to Compare Him to NixonIt’s an accumulation of data points.
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    Listen to the White House Press Corps Yell ‘Sean’ at an Empty PodiumSean Spicer refused to answer a single question at today’s briefing.
  27. By Being Bad at His Job, Sean Spicer Nearly Causes Market PanicThe press secretary just made his biggest mistake since praising the restraint that Hitler showed in his use of weaponized gas.
  28. Trump Attacks Wrong Court for Sanctuary Cities DecisionOn Twitter, the president lashes out at the Ninth Circuit for a district court decision that his own blustering words made inevitable.
  29. Sean Spicer Has the Hardest Job in Washington: Defending Donald Trump’s Tweets▶️ An unenviable task.
  30. the national circus
    An Ossoff Victory Would Not Have Saved the Democratic PartyThey still face the intensely urgent matter of finding a new generation of leaders.
  31. Spicer Explains That Even Hitler Didn’t Use ‘Gas on His Own People’He apologized after arguing that even Adolf Hitler deployed weaponized gas more ethically than Bashar al-Assad.
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    Twitter Gangs Up on Spicer for Calling Concentration Camps ‘Holocaust Centers’He claimed Hitler never used chemical weapons against “innocent” people.
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    Lettuce Pray: Sean Spicer Brings Up Russian Salad Dressing During Press BriefingSpicer said if President Trump ate a salad with Russian dressing, people would see it as a “Russia connection.”
  34. Sean Spicer Does It AgainWait, the top official in Trump’s campaign had only a “very limited” role?
  35. White House Angers Britain by Claiming Obama Used U.K. Spies to Wiretap TrumpSean Spicer suggested Obama used GCHQ to spy on Donald Trump last fall. Britain told the White House to never make that “ridiculous” claim again.
  36. Trump Stands By ‘Wiretap’ Claim — Even As House Intel Committee Rejects It“Wiretap covers a lot of different things.”
  37. Trump Hasn’t Donated His Salary to Charity Yet, But the Check’s in the MailThe president will honor his promise of giving away his paycheck at the end of the year, the White House said Monday.
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    Sean Spicer Should Have Anticipated This Apple Store Visit Going BadlyTrump’s press secretary visited an Apple Store and was interrogated, on Periscope, by a customer saying he works for a fascist.
  39. Spicer’s Giddy Jobs Tweets May Have Broken a Federal RuleExecutive-branch employees are supposed to keep quiet on jobs numbers for an hour after their release.
  40. Sean Spicer Begs America to Look at His Tiny Health-Care BillThe press secretary explains that large stacks of paper are “government,” while smaller stacks of paper are “not.”
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    Sean Spicer Goofs, Announces Donald Trump As New HUD Secretary on TwitterSpicer meant to announce Ben Carson’s confirmation, but his tweet said otherwise.
  42. Sean Spicer Was Almost Certainly Not Born in KenyaThere has been a lot of drama lately in the White House press office — including over the question of the secretary’s birthplace.
  43. leaks
    White House Staffers Leak News of Spicer’s ‘Phone Check’ Targeting LeaksHe made them surrender their electronic devices for a surprise search, then warned them not to tell the press.
  44. White House Bars New York Times, CNN, and Politico From Press BriefingEarlier in the day, Trump explained that the media isn’t the “enemy of the people” — but the fake news media is.
  45. Sean Spicer Does Melissa McCarthy Doing Sean SpicerThe White House press secretary reminded reporters to behave “like big boys and girls.”
  46. How the White House Lies: What Jonathan Swift Has to Say About Kellyanne Conway“We’re putting conundrums on top of hypotheticals on top of conjecture here.”
  47. Trump Was Told Weeks Ago That Flynn Had Misled PenceAfter 17 days of reflection, the “unbelievably decisive” president fired his national security adviser due to eroding trust, Sean Spicer explained.
  48. the national interest
    Spicer Calls CNN Report on Dossier Fake News, Tries to Use Better Insult, FailsWhite House Press Secretary: The fake-news store called and they’re out of you!
  49. Cringe Your Way Through This Breitbart News Interview With Sean SpicerThe White House press secretary sat down with the right-wing outlet and the video is a sight to behold.
  50. Report: No One Wants to Be Trump’s Communications DirectorKellyanne Conway says plenty of people want the job, but the White House is “deciding what to do.”
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