Sean Spicer

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Sean Spicer
Press secretary Sean Spicer.jpg
White House Press Secretary
In office
January 20, 2017 – July 21, 2017
President Donald Trump
Deputy Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Preceded by Josh Earnest
Succeeded by Sarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Director of Communications
In office
June 2, 2017[1] – July 21, 2017[2]
Acting
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Mike Dubke
Succeeded by Anthony Scaramucci
In office
January 20, 2017 – March 6, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Jen Psaki
Succeeded by Mike Dubke
Personal details
Born Sean Michael Spicer
(1971-09-23) September 23, 1971 (age 46)
Manhasset, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Rebecca Miller (m. 2004)
Children 2
Education Connecticut College (BA)
Naval War College (MA)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Navy
Years of service 1999–present
Rank US-O5 insignia.svg Commander
Unit U.S. Navy Reserve

Sean Michael Spicer (born September 23, 1971) is an American political strategist. He was White House Press Secretary and Communications Director for President Trump until his resignation on 21st of July 2017.[3]

Spicer was communications director of the Republican National Committee from 2011 to 2017 and its chief strategist from 2015 to 2017.[4] On December 22, 2016, Spicer was named as Trump's White House Press Secretary and two days later Spicer was also named as the White House Communications Director.[5][6] He assumed both positions with Trump's inauguration on January 20, 2017.

On July 21, 2017, Spicer announced his intention to resign as White House Press Secretary, and formally left the White House on August 31, 2017.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mysterious disappearance of Donald Trump's mouthpiece Sean Spicer". The New Zealand Herald. June 6, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2017. 
  2. Santos, Amanda Proença (July 31, 2017). "Scaramucci Sets New Record for Shortest Term as Communications Director". NBC News. Retrieved 31 July 2017. 
  3. "GOP Biography of Sean Spicer". GOP.com. Republican National Committee, USA. January 3, 2017. Retrieved January 3, 2017. 
  4. "Sean Spicer: Executive Profile and Biography – Businessweek". Bloomberg. Archived from the original on 11 November 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2017. 
  5. "Sean Spicer Named Press Secretary". CNBC. December 21, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016. 
  6. Alex, Isenstadt. "Jason Miller Backs Out of Trump White House Job". Politico.com. Retrieved December 24, 2016. 
  7. Glenn Thrush, Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary, New York Times (July 21, 2017).