Sean Spicer: ‘I Made Mistakes’ as Press Secretary, But I ‘Don’t Think’ I Ever Lied
Sean Spicer gave a wide range interview to ABC’s Paula Faris, where he talked about what it was like being Donald Trump‘s press secretary, as well as his post-White House career.
Spicer recently re-entered the public light when he made an unexpected appearance during the 2017 Emmy awards and joked about how he forcefully talked up the president’s crowd sizes. Faris asked Spicer if this was part of an effort to rehab his image among Trump critics, to which, he responded “I feel very good with my image. I’m very happy with myself.”
Reports indicate that Spicer has taken on troubled times in recent days. The former press secretary recently admitted that he regrets the crowd size tirade he went on in front of press corps, and news outlets reportedly have no interest in giving him a job due to a lack of credibility.
When Faris brought up those who continue to critique Spicer for misleading the American people, he said that he doesn’t think he ever did any such thing. He did, however, regret the hostility which existed between himself and journalists.
“Look, I made mistakes. there’s no question. Some of them I tried to own very publicly, and in some cases there were things that I did that until someone brought it up, I said, ‘Gosh, I didn’t realize that was a mistake, I’m sorry about that.’ But to watch some of the personal attacks questioning what my intentions were, I think were really over the top.”
Spicer spoke later on about how he doesn’t think he has a credibility issue, and that he’s currently negotiating with certain entities for future business. He also said that people shouldn’t expect any kind of general apology from him any time soon.
Watch above, via ABC.
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