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BBC Reporter Rips Sean Spicer Apart: ‘You Corrupted Discourse for the Entire World’ by Supporting Trump’s Lies

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Did You Resign Because You Felt Working for Trump ‘Was Starting to Corrode Your Soul?’

Sean Spicer was ripped apart by a respected BBC News journalist Tuesday night. Spicer is promoting his new book about his time as Trump White House press secretary by giving interviews and perhaps did not expect the foreign press to hold him to account in ways the U.S. press never did.

BBC News anchor Emily Maitlis told Spicer he has “corrupted discourse for the entire world by going along with” Donald Trump’s “lies.”

Maitlis made clear Spicer had doomed his tenure from the start, when he told reporters that Trump’s inauguration had the largest audience of any U.S. president ever, a clear lie that damaged his reputation from day one.

“It became a joke,” she told him. “It became something that defined you.”

“You joked about it when you presented the Emmy awards,” Maitlis continued, funding into Spicer. “But it wasn’t a joke. It was the start of the most corrosive culture. You played with the truth, you led us down a dangerous path. You have corrupted discourse for the entire world by going along with these lies.”

Spicer, clearly not used to being confronted so clearly with the truth, appeared unnerved, and resorted to Trump’s playbook: attack the press.

“You act as though everything began and ended with that,” Spicer said defensively of his lies about Trump’s crowd size. “You’re taking no accountability for the many false narratives and false stories that the media had perpetrated.”

“He shouts ‘Fake News!’ when he doesn’t like something,” Maitlis responded.

Spicer dd not explain why a BBC News journalist should take responsibility for any false narratives or false stories, nor did he say what those might be.

Here’s a short clip of that part of the interview:

Maitlis also confronted Spicer about the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape, and even noted that “the Republican candidate for president was talking about grabbing women by the pussy,” speaking the word that Trump used, which seemed to surprise Spicer.

“Did that tell you anything about your man that you didn’t previously know?” she asked.

“Well, I think we’ve all said things in private, which that was, that are inappropriate –” Spicer responded, not answering her question.

“Have you said things like that?” Maitlis interjected.

Spicer did not answer the question.

At one point Spicer resorted to insisting that his job was to promote the policies and beliefs of President Donald Trump, and suggested that it was his job to lie. Previous White House press secretaries have stated it is not, in fact, their job to lie.

At the end of the interview Maitlis discusses Spicer’s resignation, and asks if he did so “because you felt it was starting to corrode your soul, or you didn’t think it was going well, or you didn’t think you were doing it very well, would you work for him again?”

Watch Spicer’s full BBC News interview:

 

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‘Biggest Whopper in History’: Stephen Miller Claims No President Was ‘Dealt a Better Hand on Day One Than Biden’

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Former Trump White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller is being mocked and chastised for claiming President Joe Biden inherited the best situation possible.

“No President in history has been dealt a better hand on Day One than President Biden,” Miller, regarded as both a white nationalist and a white supremacist by many, told Fox News Thursday night.

The Trump administration walked into a booming economy and left the Biden administration with a disaster: huge unemployment, an uncontrolled pandemic that had already killed 400,000 people, no actual plan to get coronavirus vaccine shots into Americans’ arms, and a lack of trust and respect around the world.

When Trump took office after President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unemployment was at 4.7%. When President Joe Biden took office unemployment was at 6.7%.

When Trump left office his approval rating was at 34%. In his four years it never even hit 50%.

The Southern Poverty Law Center last summer added Miller to its list of extremists, noting he “is credited with shaping the racist and draconian immigration policies of President Trump, which include the zero-tolerance policy, also known as family separation, the Muslim ban and ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Miller has also “purged” government agencies of civil servants who are not entirely loyal to his extremist agenda.”

Here’s Miller on “Hannity”:

Talking Points Memo editor and publisher Josh Marshall responded by noting, “it is pretty remarkable that twice in 12 years a Democrat was obliged to take the reins in the midst of the smoldering ruins of a Republican presidency.”

Here’s how others responded to Miller’s lie:

 

 

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Marjorie Taylor Greene Again Uses Hitler, Holocaust, and Nazi References in Paranoid Anti-Vaxx Attack on Biden

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It was just three weeks ago that U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene apologized to the nation for her Holocaust references, claiming after visiting the Holocaust Museum, “I have made a mistake…the Holocaust is – there’s nothing comparable to it.”

“There are words that I have said and remarks that I have made that I know are offensive,” she said June 14 (photo), to fend off a censure resolution, which Rep. Bradley Schneider (D-IL) decided to not file after her apology.

Three weeks and one day later she threw that apology out, attacking President Joe Biden with Holocaust and Nazi rhetoric.

President Biden earlier on Tuesday declared he will continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic, even if it means going door-to-door to help people get vaccinated.

“We need to go community-by-community, neighborhood-by-neighborhood, and oft times door-to-door, literally knocking on doors” he told America.

Congresswoman Greene late Tuesday afternoon decided to unleash her paranoid, delusional conspiracy theories, attacking President Biden.

“Biden pushing a vaccine that is NOT FDA approved shows covid is a political tool used to control people,” she falsely claimed.

The FDA has issued an Emergency Use Authorization for all the COVID-19 vaccines currently being used in the U.S., and two of those in use have been submitted for final authorization. It’s absolutely false to claim the vaccines are not FDA approved. And it’s absolutely a lie to claim they are being used as a political tool to control people.

“People have a choice,” Greene continued, and that’s when she injected her Holocaust and Nazi references, saying:

“they don’t need your medical brown shirts showing up at their door ordering vaccinations. You can’t force people to be part of the human experiment.”

Hitler’s “Brownshirts” were his original stormtroopers, created to stomp out any opposition in his early days of power. Hitler’s “Nazi doctors conducted as many as 30 different types of experiments on concentration-camp inmates,” PBS has reported. “They performed these studies without the consent of the victims, who suffered indescribable pain, mutilation, permanent disability, or in many cases death as a result.”

In May Greene had said Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s policies to protect vaccinated lawmakers and Capitol Hill staffers and visitors were “exactly” the same as those in Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, when Hitler put millions of Jews and other minorities on trains and slaughtered them in gas chambers, often after forcing them to work in camps as they were starved.

The FDA has rated the COVID-19 vaccines safe and extraordinarily effective.

 

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‘I Never Lied’: Kayleigh McEnany Says God Made Her Tell the Truth in the White House Despite Documented Lies

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Kayleigh McEnany insisted on Sunday that she never lied as White House press secretary because she believes in God.

While speaking to Turning Point USA’s Young Women’s Leadership Summit, McEnany recalled that she had been asked if she would ever lie to the American people soon after taking the job as press secretary.

“And I said without hesitation, no,” she remarked. “And I never did. As a woman of faith, as a mother of baby Blake, as a person who meticulously prepared at some of the world’s hardest institutions, I never lied. I sourced my information.”

McEnany complained that the press has attacked her by calling her a “liar.”

“Our motto was this: offense only,” she told the crowd. “Because I knew what we were up against. Republicans always get the bad headlines, always get the false stories, always get the lies — if I can use that word — told by the press. There is one standard for Democrats and another for Republicans. And we must be on offense.”

McEnany went on to recount news reports that she claimed had been fabricated to damage former President Donald Trump.

She did not address the litany of lies that were reported by the news media during her tenure as White House press secretary.

In one article alone, Refinery29’s Natalie Gontcharova detailed nearly two dozen of McEnany’s falsehoods.

Watch the video below from Real America’s Voice.

 

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