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This Woman Literally Passed Out During White House Press Briefing


How’s brand new White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest’s first week on the job going so far? Day one ended with some aggressive scolding from reporters and day two featured some more tough questioning. Oh, and he may have caused one woman to literally pass out cold.

BuzzFeed’s Benny Johnson was kind enough to provide the internet with a requisite GIF of the slow-motion collapse.

According to reporters on the scene, Tuesday’s briefing came to an abrupt halt after the woman, who “appears to have been an intern,” suddenly dropped to the floor.

CNN’s Jim Acosta confirmed that after a few moments she rose and confirmed she was feeling better:

It can only be uphill from here, right?

[Photo via screengrab]

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