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.
|28th White House Press Secretary|
January 20, 2017 – July 21, 2017
|Deputy||Sarah Huckabee Sanders|
|Preceded by||Josh Earnest|
|Succeeded by||Sarah Huckabee Sanders|
|White House Director of Communications|
June 2, 2017 – July 21, 2017
|Preceded by||Mike Dubke|
|Succeeded by||Anthony Scaramucci|
January 20, 2017 – March 6, 2017
|Preceded by||Jen Psaki|
|Succeeded by||Mike Dubke|
Sean Michael Spicer
September 23, 1971
Manhasset, New York, U.S.
Rebecca Miller (m. 2004)
|Education||Connecticut College (BA)|
Naval War College (MA)
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1999–present|
|Unit||U.S. Navy Reserve|
Spicer was communications director of the Republican National Committee from 2011 to 2017 and its chief strategist from 2015 to 2017. 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. 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.
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