— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) May 2, 2017
Press Secretary Sean Spicer surprised reporters today when he ended up not taking any questions during Tuesday’s press briefing.
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, took over the bulk of today’s briefing where he slammed Senate Democrats for thinking they won government budget negotiations with President Trump by avoiding a shutdown. This came after the president tweeted complaints about Senate rules today, and said a government shutdown could end up happening in the future.
Spicer watched this from the side with other White House staffers, but when Mulvaney was done talking, Spicer left the briefing room along with the rest of his colleagues. Reporters yelled out “Sean!” as they tried to ask some quick questions, but the press secretary didn’t answer any of their calls back.
ABC’s Jon Karl called Spicer out on Twitter:
— Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) May 2, 2017
Watch above, via ABC.
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