Sean Spicer

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Sean Spicer
Press secretary Sean Spicer.jpg
28th White House Press Secretary
In office
January 20, 2017 – July 21, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputySarah Huckabee Sanders
Preceded byJosh Earnest
Succeeded bySarah Huckabee Sanders
White House Director of Communications
In office
June 2, 2017[1] – July 21, 2017[2]
Acting
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byMike Dubke
Succeeded byAnthony Scaramucci
In office
January 20, 2017 – March 6, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byJen Psaki
Succeeded byMike Dubke
Personal details
Born
Sean Michael Spicer

(1971-09-23) September 23, 1971 (age 47)
Manhasset, New York, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Rebecca Miller (m. 2004)
Children2
EducationConnecticut College (BA)
Naval War College (MA)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Years of service1999–present
RankUS-O5 insignia.svg Commander
UnitU.S. Navy Reserve

Sean Michael Spicer (born September 23, 1971) is an American political strategist. He was the 28th White House Press Secretary and Communications Director for President Trump until his resignation on July 21, 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).