Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary After Disagreeing With New Trump Communications Hire

This is a developing story. Check back for more details.WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday morning, telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director, The New York Times reported. Trump offered Scaramucci the job at 10 a.m. The president requested that Spicer stay on, but Spicer told the president that he believed the appointment was a major mistake, according to a person with direct knowledge of the exchange, the Times reported.Spicer hasn't conducted an on-camera press briefing at the White House since June 29.   Continue reading...

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