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Sean Spicer resigns

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer concludes his daily briefing. Spicer, who has been serving in a dual role for President Trump as press secretary and communications director, abruptly resigned on Friday after Trump chose Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director, a White House official said. Photo taken June 20. 


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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer concludes his daily briefing. Spicer, who has been serving in a dual role for President Trump as press secretary and communications director, abruptly resigned on Friday after Trump chose Anthony Scaramucci as...more

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer concludes his daily briefing. Spicer, who has been serving in a dual role for President Trump as press secretary and communications director, abruptly resigned on Friday after Trump chose Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director, a White House official said. Photo taken June 20. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer waves as he walks into the White House in Washington, July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer waves as he walks into the White House in Washington, July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer waves as he walks into the White House in Washington, July 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Sean Spicer stands with President Trump at the conclusion of an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office in February. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer stands with President Trump at the conclusion of an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office in February. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer stands with President Trump at the conclusion of an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office in February. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer holds up documents comparing the makeup of the National Security Council in the Trump and Obama administrations. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Sean Spicer holds up documents comparing the makeup of the National Security Council in the Trump and Obama administrations. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Sean Spicer holds up documents comparing the makeup of the National Security Council in the Trump and Obama administrations. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Sean Spicer looks at a photographer during the daily briefing. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Sean Spicer looks at a photographer during the daily briefing. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Sean Spicer looks at a photographer during the daily briefing. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House. 


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Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer listens as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with reporters after departing Saudi Arabia en route to Israel aboard Air Force One. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer listens as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with reporters after departing Saudi Arabia en route to Israel aboard Air Force One. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer listens as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with reporters after departing Saudi Arabia en route to Israel aboard Air Force One. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer reacts as he bumps into a member of his staff as he arrives for his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer reacts as he bumps into a member of his staff as he arrives for his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer reacts as he bumps into a member of his staff as he arrives for his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer delivers a statement as a television screen shows a picture of President Trump's inauguration. 

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Sean Spicer delivers a statement as a television screen shows a picture of President Trump's inauguration. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Sean Spicer delivers a statement as a television screen shows a picture of President Trump's inauguration. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway embraces Sean Spicer as he joins a roundtable discussion after Spicer's first press briefing.

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White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway embraces Sean Spicer as he joins a roundtable discussion after Spicer's first press briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway embraces Sean Spicer as he joins a roundtable discussion after Spicer's first press briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer removes lint from Senior White House Advisor Stephen Miller's jacket as he waits to go on the air. 

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Sean Spicer removes lint from Senior White House Advisor Stephen Miller's jacket as he waits to go on the air. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Sean Spicer removes lint from Senior White House Advisor Stephen Miller's jacket as he waits to go on the air. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Sean Spicer and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus watch as President Trump presents the U.S. Air Force Academy football team with the Commander-in-Chief trophy in the Rose Garden. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Sean Spicer and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus watch as President Trump presents the U.S. Air Force Academy football team with the Commander-in-Chief trophy in the Rose Garden. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Sean Spicer and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus watch as President Trump presents the U.S. Air Force Academy football team with the Commander-in-Chief trophy in the Rose Garden. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Sean Spicer reacts to a reporter's question. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer reacts to a reporter's question. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer reacts to a reporter's question. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Trump with his National Security team and being briefed by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford via secure video teleconference after a missile strike on Syria.



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President Trump with his National Security team and being briefed by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford via secure video teleconference after a missile strike on Syria. The White House/via REUTERS

President Trump with his National Security team and being briefed by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford via secure video teleconference after a missile strike on Syria. The White House/via REUTERS
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An aide hands Sean Spicer a note as he prepares to take a remote question from reporter Dave Kinchen of Fox29 in Philadelphia (on screen). 


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An aide hands Sean Spicer a note as he prepares to take a remote question from reporter Dave Kinchen of Fox29 in Philadelphia (on screen). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An aide hands Sean Spicer a note as he prepares to take a remote question from reporter Dave Kinchen of Fox29 in Philadelphia (on screen). REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer checks his watch before taking the lectern for his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer checks his watch before taking the lectern for his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer checks his watch before taking the lectern for his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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White House Director of Oval Office Operations Keith Schiller carries a red USA hat and a copy of Fortune magazine with President Trump on the cover as he and Sean Spicer deplane from Air Force One. 

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White House Director of Oval Office Operations Keith Schiller carries a red USA hat and a copy of Fortune magazine with President Trump on the cover as he and Sean Spicer deplane from Air Force One. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House Director of Oval Office Operations Keith Schiller carries a red USA hat and a copy of Fortune magazine with President Trump on the cover as he and Sean Spicer deplane from Air Force One. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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President Donald Trump, joined by senior advisor Jared Kushner (3rd R), Communications Director Sean Spicer (2nd R) and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (R), speaks by phone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in the Oval Office at the White House, January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump, joined by senior advisor Jared Kushner (3rd R), Communications Director Sean Spicer (2nd R) and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (R), speaks by phone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in the Oval Office at the White...more

President Donald Trump, joined by senior advisor Jared Kushner (3rd R), Communications Director Sean Spicer (2nd R) and National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (R), speaks by phone with Saudi Arabia's King Salman in the Oval Office at the White House, January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Sean Spicer talks to journalists aboard Air Force One. 


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Sean Spicer talks to journalists aboard Air Force One. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Sean Spicer talks to journalists aboard Air Force One. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Journalist are see reflected as Sean Spicer holds a press briefing at the White House, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Journalist are see reflected as Sean Spicer holds a press briefing at the White House, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Journalist are see reflected as Sean Spicer holds a press briefing at the White House, February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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