Sean Spicer Resigns As White House Press Secretary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reportedly resigned on Friday morning in response to President Trump hiring New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. One official, speaking anonymously, remarked: β€œSurprised it took this long.” Additionally, The New York Times reported, β€œThe president requested that Mr. Spicer stay on, but Mr. Spicer told Mr. Trump that he believed the [Scaramucci] appointment was a major mistake, according to person with direct knowledge of the exchange.”