Sean Spicer resigns as Press Secretary over objections to appointment of Anthony Scaramucci

 Sean Spicer resigns as Press Secretary over objections to appointment of Anthony Scaramucci

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned on Friday after telling President Trump that he vehemently disagreed with his appointment of Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier, as his new communications director. AP

Sean Spicer expressed his belief that Anthony Scaramucci’s hiring would add to the confusion and uncertainty already engulfing the White House. AP

Donald Trump asked Sean Spicer to stay on as Press Secretary and report to Anthony Scaramucci. Spicer rejected this offer and expressed his belief that Scaramucci’s hiring would add to the confusion and uncertainty already engulfing the White House. AP

The resignation rattled an administration already reeling from the most trying two-week stretch of Trump’s presidency. The president’s health care effort foundered in the Senate last week, no respite, with his son Donald Trump Jr. and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who are due to testify before Congress on questions about their contacts with Russia. AP

The resignation rattled the government which is already reeling from the most trying period of Trump’s presidency. The health care effort foundered in the Senate and no respite is seen with Donald Trump Jr and Jared Kushner's scheduled to testify before Congress on their contacts with Russia. AP

 

Sean Spicer was a frequent target of the president’s ire during the first few months of the administration. He attained a notoriety unusual for a presidential spokesman, his combative style spawned a caricature on “Saturday Night Live.” AP

Sean Spicer was a frequent target of the president’s ire during the first few months of the administration. He attained a notoriety unusual for a presidential spokesman, his combative style spawned a caricature on “Saturday Night Live.” AP

Anthony Scaramucci is expected to play a visible role as one of Trump's defenders on television. His job description laid out the factthat his role is to make the already vocal Trump, more 'expressive.' AP

Scaramucci is expected to play a visible role as one of Trump's defenders on television. His job description laid out the fact that his role is to make the already vocal Trump, more 'expressive.' AP

New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci named Sarah Huckabee Sanders as Spicer's permanent replacement for press secretary. Both Huckabee Sanders and Scaramucci had praise for "team player" Sean Spicer. AP

Scaramucci named Sarah Huckabee Sanders as Spicer's permanent replacement for press secretary. Both Huckabee Sanders and Scaramucci had praise for "team player" Sean Spicer. AP

Updated Date: Jul 24, 2017 13:32:40 IST