The outrage on social media was swift, with reporters and public figures alike pointing out how wrong Spicer's comments were, NBC News reports.
It’s not just Tuesday’s bit of idiocy, but an entire body of work.
They were poorly-chosen words that he sincerely apologized for.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that his attempt to compare the Holocaust and Syrian President Bashar Assad's use of chemical weapons was "inexcusable and reprehensible" and was made all the worse by this being a holy week for millions of Christians and Jews.
'I would just start with a list,' Letterman explained. 'You did this. You did that.'
Spicer gets into heated exchange with reporters after insisting Gorsuch's comments had nothing to do with Trump
Sean Spicer acknowledged that Trump levied attacks on the judiciary and that Gorsuch said attacks on the judiciary were "disheartening."
Spicer's press conference comes a day after President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
Thanks, Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway and Sean Spicer! Two weeks ago, I had to live in my own, imperfect little world. It wasn’t so bad in that world, b...
'Is he confused, or are you confused?': Sean Spicer grilled by reporters in heated exchange over Trump's travel ban
Spicer got into a heated exchange with reporters about Trump's tweet calling his executive order a "ban."
"The United States is not a party to the South China Sea dispute.”
If only Karl had taken his own advice!
White House press secretary Sean Spicer told a roomful of reporters that “our intention is never to lie to you,” although sometimes the Trump administration may “disagree with the facts.”
The new press secretary criticized reporters, saying they continuously shape a narrative of what they think Trump can’t accomplish.
It was less combative than Saturday’s appearance, but there were still a few oddities.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended Monday the administration’s combative start with the media, saying President Trump and his aides have a right to correct journalists mistakes and what they view as media bias.
If by chance you were hopeful that the Trump White House would morph into honest people, the past few days provided a rude awakening.
No alternative facts about it: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer cannot stop tweeting about food.
Because accountability and, you know, science matter.
The Trump administration's 'intention is never to lie to you', White House press secretary Sean Spicer told journalists during his first daily press briefing.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer complained about unfair media coverage and denied that President Donald Trump stacked a CIA meeting with his...
'Is it always your intention to tell the truth?': ABC reporter challenges Trump press secretary after weekend berating
ABC reporter Jonathan Karl pressed White House press secretary Sean Spicer over his inaccurate claims about the size of inaugural crowds.
Sean Spicer faces the press in his first official White House Briefing. CBS News live stream on CBSN and live blog updates as it happens.
Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer, Reince Priebus and the president himself all claim the press is lying about the size of crowds at the inauguration.
Donald Trump's 'running war' on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted.
Top officials stood defiant for a second day in the face of withering media criticism over dubious White House claims about the size of Trump's inauguration.
Kellyanne Conway has dismissed accusations that the White House shared falsehoods overestimating the size of the inauguration crowd, despite a wealth of evidence suggesting it was not 'the largest audience to ever witness an inauguration.'
The Trump administration is creating an “alternative” reality with the media.
Trump and his aides offered no reaction to the massive women’s march on Washington.
Donald Trump complained Saturday about TV coverage that suggested his inauguration attendance may have been as low as 250,000
Trump’s list is the first in nearly 30 years that doesn’t include Hispanics.
The order pledges to minimize "the economic burden" of Barack Obama's signature health care law.
The incoming Trump administration is considering giving the White House press corps the boot.
The head of the journalists association covering the White House said Sunday that the group will object to any move by the incoming administration to “shield” Donald Trump from scrutiny, amid reports that Mr. Trump’s advisers are considering moving the press briefing room out of the West Wing.
U.S. president-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser and Russia's ambassador to the U.S. have been in frequent contact in recent weeks, including on the day the Obama administration hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for election-related hacking, a senior official said Friday.
Donald Trump’s incoming White House press secretary said Wednesday the president-elect will continue his prolific use of Twitter when in office, adding that even he and other communication advisers aren’t consulted before a tweet is sent out.
Donald Trump could propose restructuring the Department of Veterans Affairs to allow veterans to purchase private health insurance if they so choose, as the president-elect readies his plans on an issue that has attracted headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent years.
Congress may push for an even harsher reprisal against Russia.
Sean Spicer said the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies.
Trump team disavows requesting the names of Energy Department employees that worked on climate change
"The questionnaire was not authorized or part of our standard protocol," Sean Spicer said.
In an unusual move, Donald Trump’s new campaign leadership will have the in-person, on-site help of Sean Spicer, the Republican National Committee’s chief strategist and communications director.