The White House briefing room erupted in cries of “Sean!” Tuesday when press secretary Sean Spicer bolted from the briefing without taking questions.
The bulk of the press briefing was filled with remarks from White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, during which he attacked Democrats for thinking they won because they avoided a government shutdown (bruh, I was watching it and didn’t get what the hell he was talking about). Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly also spoke about the budget, and then ...
Sean Spicer just left.
Perhaps Spicer needed some time to compose the “alternative facts” he knew he’d have to present after Salmon-Skin Stalin said Tuesday that the new budget has enough money for a down payment on the wall, and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the Senate Appropriations Committee’s ranking Democratic member, responded on Twitter with, “To be clear, there is NO funding in this bill for ANY kind of down payment on construction of a new border wall.”
Or maybe Spicer was nervous about responding to Donald Trump’s tweets from earlier Tuesday in which he insisted that the government needed a “good shutdown”:
Or maybe he can’t explain Trump’s statements about Andrew Jackson, or the new health care bill that doesn’t cover pre-existing conditions, or Trump’s call to Vladimir Putin, or his open invitation to the Philippines’ strongman and accused mass murderer Rodrigo Duterte, or Trump’s 100 days or ...
You know what? I’d probably go home, too.
Sometimes a man just runs out of lies.