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Anthony Scaramucci, incoming White House communications director, points as he arrives during a press briefing at the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 21, 2017 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on changes to the White House communications staff (all times local): 9:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a "wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media." Trump also says in a late Friday tweet that Spicer's future is "bright."...
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Anthony Scaramucci, incoming White House communications director, points as he arrives during a press briefing at the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 21, 2017 - 10:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on changes to the White House communications staff (all times local): 9:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says Sean Spicer is a "wonderful person who took tremendous abuse from the Fake News Media." Trump also says in a late Friday tweet that Spicer's future is "bright."...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer, flanked by images of then President-elect Donald Trump arriving during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol, speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Almost from Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer would ride a uniquely rocky and humiliating road as President Donald Trump’s White House press secretary. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary. Period. His defense of Trump's false claims about the size of the crowds at the inauguration. The talk of Spicer huddling in — or among — the bushes. Spicer's reference...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer, flanked by images of then President-elect Donald Trump arriving during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol, speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Almost from Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer would ride a uniquely rocky and humiliating road as President Donald Trump’s White House press secretary. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary. Period. His defense of Trump's false claims about the size of the crowds at the inauguration. The talk of Spicer huddling in — or among — the bushes. Spicer's reference...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer, flanked by images of then President-elect Donald Trump arriving during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol, speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Almost from Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer would ride a uniquely rocky and humiliating road as President Donald Trump’s White House press secretary. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary. Period. His defense of Trump's false claims about the size of the crowds at the inauguration. The talk of Spicer huddling in — or among — the bushes. Spicer's reference...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer, flanked by images of then President-elect Donald Trump arriving during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol, speaks in the White House briefing room in Washington. Almost from Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer would ride a uniquely rocky and humiliating road as President Donald Trump’s White House press secretary. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 21, 2017 - 9:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Day One, it was clear that Sean Spicer was in for a rocky ride as President Donald Trump's press secretary. Period. His defense of Trump's false claims about the size of the crowds at the inauguration. The talk of Spicer huddling in — or among — the bushes. Spicer's reference...
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Opposition supporters shout slogans as they protest in front of the Senate building where a debate continues before a crucial vote to approve legislation that would give politicians substantial influence over the country's Supreme Court, in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, July 21, 2017. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests across Poland. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 21, 2017 - 9:00 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Senate approved a contentious law on Saturday that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court, in defiance of European Union criticism. The bill proposed by the populist ruling party only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda to become...
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Opposition supporters shout slogans as they protest in front of the Senate building where a debate continues before a crucial vote to approve legislation that would give politicians substantial influence over the country's Supreme Court, in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, July 21, 2017. The bill on the Supreme Court has drawn condemnation from the European Union and has led to street protests across Poland. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
July 21, 2017 - 9:00 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's Senate approved a contentious law on Saturday that gives politicians substantial influence over the Supreme Court, in defiance of European Union criticism. The bill proposed by the populist ruling party only needs the signature of President Andrzej Duda to become...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer walks down the hallway during President Donald Trump's visit to the Pentagon, Thursday, July 20, 2017. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned over hiring of new communications aide. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 21, 2017 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — He won't be behind a podium at the White House, but it's unlikely Sean Spicer will disappear from television. Spicer quit as White House press secretary Friday, ushered out with the wish that "I hope he goes on to make a tremendous amount of money" from Anthony Scaramucci, President...
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FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland as Rick Gates listens at back left. President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman are agreeing to discuss being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
July 21, 2017 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman are discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the panel confirmed Friday. The committee initially called for Donald Trump Jr. and Paul...
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