Stephen Colbert Repeatedly Kicks Sean Spicer While He's Down, and Likely Out

It came after his colleague, White House advisor Stephen Bannon, told a reporter the reason Spicer had stopped on-camera briefings was that "Sean has gotten fatter".

However, when Spicer was missing from the White House press briefings for a long time in May, and deputy press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, covered for him, she discovered how reporters missed Spicer.

"Call me old fashioned but I think the White House of the United States of America should have the backbone to answer questions on camera", tweeted CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta.

More news: Macron woos tech world, pledges French 'startup nation'

The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will make an announcement "this week" on whether he has recordings of his conversation with former FBI Director James Comey. We've been seeking input from people as far as what ideas they might have, we've been meeting with potential people that may be of service to this administration. "I don't know." He said he could "go along with Russian Federation", but that it also, "Could've been China, could've been a lot of groups".

Spicer has also said he hasn't spoken to Trump about whether he believes in man-made climate change, and doesn't know whether or not Trump has seen the Senate health-care bill that could receive a vote as soon as next week. "We are going to work with you".

In the past, Trump has referred to the investigation into Russian interference as "fake news".

More news: Uber director David Bonderman resigns from board following comment about women

The Russian government has repeatedly denied charges of directing interference in the USA election, though Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier this month that "patriotic" Russians could've perpetrated the hacking independently. "I don't think a lot of people turn the president down on anything he asks them to do".

Fallon introduced a fake clip of what the White House is looking for in a press secretary.

"You're whole job is speaking for the administration", Colbert said.

More news: Trump Expected to Announce Cuba Policy Next Week In Miami

Candidates for the role of press secretary and communications director reportedly include Fox News personality Laura Ingraham and Daily Mail editor David Martosko, respectively, according to Politico.


Popular
  • Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe, bashes Hillary Clinton

    There is no evidence against the officials of any particular involvement with Trump's campaign. The past two days, however, the president has gone full "witch hunt". "I can go around them".

    Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

    Meshaal was recently succeeded by Ismail Haniyeh, who remains in Gaza but is expected to move to Qatar's capital Doha. This, they said, was because of Qatar's alleged ties with Iran and Islamist groups in the region.

    Another Uber executive allegedly stepping down over scandal

    And now it could all fall on beleaguered company CEO Travis Kalanick , whose future is currently being decided by Uber's board. A source raised the prospect that Kalanick could take time off while sweeping changes to management practices were made.
  • WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

    WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

    The existing restrictions were put in place by President Barack Obama after Russian Federation annexed Crimea in 2014. And then we have an expedited process where we could reject the president's decision to give relief.

    Crude drifts a tad weaker in Asia ahead of United States rig count

    Crude oil prices fell almost 4 percent Wednesday after government data showed gasoline inventories and oil production increased. A rapid rise in United States shale oil output will contribute to the increase in non-Opec supply next year, the IEA said.
    Los Angeles Lakers Having Josh Jackson In For Second Workout

    Los Angeles Lakers Having Josh Jackson In For Second Workout

    During his one season in Lexington, the 6-foot-3 Fox averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.5 steals per game. With the picks the Kings have, could they aim even higher in the draft? " He just wants the best for his kids ", Lonzo said.
  • Drama Behind The Scenes Coming To The Forefront Between Sony And Marvel

    Drama Behind The Scenes Coming To The Forefront Between Sony And Marvel

    For fans clarification, Marvel and Sony created the shared universe when Spider-Man made his debut in Captain America: Civil War . Pascal explained. "They'll be adjuncts to it, they may be different locations, but it will still all be in the same world".
    Soy growers oppose rollback of Cuba normalization policy

    Soy growers oppose rollback of Cuba normalization policy

    The new policy will keep USA companies from doing direct financial transactions with companies controlled by the Cuban military. Marco Rubio, who helped craft the new policy , continues to sell it, with an op/ed in the Miami Herald , co-authored by Sen.
    GE CEO Jeff Immelt Stepping Down

    GE CEO Jeff Immelt Stepping Down

    Joyce O'Rourke, Flannery's junior year homeroom teacher, said Flannery was your "typical, fun-loving, all-around good kid". On Monday, GE reached a deal with USA regulators to win approval of its purchase of oilfield service giant Baker Hughes.
  • Alleged shooter volunteered on Bernie Sanders campaign, Senator 'sickened' by shooting

    Alleged shooter volunteered on Bernie Sanders campaign, Senator 'sickened' by shooting

    The Washington Post reports Hodgkinson owned a home inspection business, but his license expired in November and was not renewed. In 2006, Hodgkinson was arrested for domestic battery for assaulting a woman and subsequently aiming a shotgun at her boyfriend.
    Stocks fall, dollar pares losses after Fed decision

    Stocks fall, dollar pares losses after Fed decision

    Morgan Chase & Co. expect core prices measured by the Fed's preferred inflation to show an annual gain of less than 1.4% in May. Earlier on Wednesday, the Labor Department reported consumer prices unexpectedly fell in May, the second drop in three months.
    United Kingdom  polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

    United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

    It is due to present its platform for the next session in the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament on June 19. Opinion polls gave her sky-high personal ratings and her party a runaway lead over the opposition Labour Party.

CONNECT