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# sean spicer

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# reality show
Trump's former White House press secretary Sean Spicer to appear on Dancing with the Stars
During his time at the White House Spicer found himself embroiled in a number of controversies.
# the mooch
Anthony Scaramucci on The Ray D'Arcy Show isn't public service broadcasting, it's scraping the bottom of the barrel
Scaramucci is the third Trump-adjacent figure to appear on RTE in recent months.
# blast from the past
Sean Spicer was back in the White House for the shamrock ceremony
“It’s a great day. Us Irish get just one day – you have to take advantage of it,” he said.
# forgiving trump
Sean Spicer says 'there's a difference' between Irish and Mexican immigrants coming to US
The former White House press secretary also said his Catholic beliefs helped him to forgive Donald Trump’s ‘pussy’ comments.
# feeling spicey
Trump's former press secretary Sean Spicer to appear live on the Late Late this Friday
He’s going to explain why he jumped ship.
# too spicy
James Corden says he's 'disappointed' in himself for kissing Sean Spicer at the Emmys
“Everyone was kissing ass at the Emmys, I just kissed the biggest one there.”
# spicey
Sean Spicer appears at Emmys to claim it had 'the largest crowd ever. Period.'
Spicer, who resigned in July in one of the many shake-ups of Trump’s White House, was the highlight of Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue.
# alternative facts
Sean Spicer appeared on stage on Melissa McCarthy's famous podium at last night's Emmys
# spicy
Sean Spicer claims to be 'one of the most popular guys in Ireland'
The former White House press secretary is claiming huge popularity across Europe.
# spicey audience
Three months after Trump snub, Sean Spicer finally gets to meet the Pope
Spicer was not included in an audience earlier this year.
# spicey interview
Sean Spicer says there are 'too many cooks' at the White House, signs off with pop at the 'fake news media'
Spicer resigned as White House press secretary yesterday after a tumultuous six months at the podium.
# Anthony Scaramucci
Here's the new White House comms guy that Sean Spicer resigned over
Anthony Scaramucci called Spicer “a true American patriot” and says he hopes he’ll “make a tremendous amount of money”.
# alternative facts
17 of the quickest reactions to the news that Sean Spicer has resigned
Goodbye and thanks for the memes.
# So Long Sean
Sean Spicer has quit as White House Press Secretary
It was reportedly in protest at President Donald Trump’s pick for Communications Director.
# Kiss of death
Last night's SNL featured Donald Trump giving Sean Spicer a Godfather-style kiss of death
And it was as brutal as you’d imagine.
# Media
Trump threatens to shut down daily press briefings 'for the sake of accuracy'
Trump’s statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution.
# it's spicey
Melissa McCarthy just cruised through New York, on a podium, dressed as Sean Spicer
# sean spicer
Statement on Muslim ban removed from Trump's website after press briefing
“I don’t think I need to clarify what I’ve said or what the president’s said,” was Spicer’s response.
# presidential powers
Trump congratulates Turkish president on controversial referendum win
The ruling Turkish leader won the referendum by 51% to 49%.
# easter monday
Donald Trump hosts Easter Egg Roll (and Sean Spicer met his rabbit replacement)
We’re sorry to say that Sean Spencer didn’t return to his role as the fluffy White House Easter Bunny.
Sean Spicer used to have another job in the White House... as the Easter Bunny
There is no word yet on whether he will don the bunny ears again this year.
# the unholy trinity
15 spot on reactions to the Pepsi, United and Spicer PR disasters
What a week.
# Chemical Weapons
Spicer apologises over 'insensitive' Hitler remarks amid calls for him to be fired
“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”
# history lesson
Sean Spicer just said even Hitler 'didn't sink to using chemical weapons'
The White House Press Secretary is under fire once again for his comments.
# west wing woes
Hostility between White House and press makes reporters dogged for the truth
While in Washington attending the St Patrick’s Day White House celebrations paid a visit to reporters in the press briefing room.
# Russian Claims
Trump campaign manager had 'limited role' in Trump campaign - Spicer
Paul Manafort was the campaign’s manager for a number of months.
'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump
The story was one of several offered by Spicer as evidence to support the president’s explosive claims that Obama had moved to “tap my phones.”
# quotation marks
Trump didn't mean wiretapping when he tweeted about 'wire tapping' - Spicer
“The president used the word wiretap in quotes to mean broadly surveillance and other activities.”
# Security Adviser
Trump team knew Michael Flynn might register as foreign agent
However, the White House said Trump himself wasn’t aware.
# Fake news?
Sean Spicer's denials left looking thin as Trump's choice for top Navy job steps aside
Philip Bilden will not be becoming secretary of the US Navy.
# sean spicer
BBC, New York Times and other media barred from White House press briefing
Much smaller conservative outlets like the One America News Network that have provided favorable coverage did attend.
# spicey
Sean Spicer gets his second skewering in two weeks courtesy of SNL's Melissa McCarthy
The portrayal of Trump’s press secretary has proven plenty popular.
# spicey
Melissa McCarthy's latest turn as Sean Spicer on SNL is the best yet
# melissa mccarthy
White House press secretary Sean Spicer is the latest person to get the SNL treatment
SNL took aim at Spicer’s first press briefing last night.
# radical moose lambs
Melissa McCarthy *completely* transformed into Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live last night
Trump’s press secretary is the latest member of his administration to get the SNL treatment.
# Yemen
White House defends airstrike in which US soldier and several civilians were killed
US president Donald Trump has vowed to fight Islamic extremism relentlessly.
# sean spicer
White House says allegations of 'Holocaust denial' are 'pathetic'
Spokesperson Sean Spicer says the media is ‘nitpicking’
Alternative facts: 'Trump sent a powerful message that facts can be altered to suit his own agenda'
Altering the truth is always wrong but it could be fatal if orchestrated to justify war or the use of nuclear weapons, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
# a spicy exchange
"Sometimes we can disagree with the facts" - the first official press conference of the Trump administration
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters: “Our intention is never to lie to you.”