Jan 21, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Spicer unloads in first White House briefing

The new White House press secretary just took the podium, delivered a statement claiming that President Trump's inaugural was the largest ever, hammered the press for reporting that his crowd was considerably smaller than Obama's, and declined to answer questions.

Key quote: "We're going to hold the press accountable."

As former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer put it: "This is called a statement you're told to make by the President. And you know the President is watching."

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