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Spicer: ‘I have no desire’ to work for Trump again

One year after resigning, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer says that he has “no desire” to work for the Trump administration again.

Spicer, who resigned last July after President Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director, spoke to The Washington Post just after the release of his book, “The Briefing.”

“I really was honored to do it, but there’s a lot of things that I’ve had the opportunity to do and I’m glad I did them, but I’ve moved on,” Spicer said, adding that his six-month administration tenure is not “the timeline that [he] envisioned at the outset.”

{mosads}“I enjoyed my time, but from a personal and a family standpoint I have no desire to do that again,” Spicer said.

During his time at the White House, the former press secretary repeatedly made headlines with his combative interactions with reporters and gaffes like referring to concentration camps as “Holocaust centers.” He was famously parodied by Melissa McCarthy on “Saturday Night Live.”

Spicer admitted to the Post that some of his actions even drew the ire of his own late father, and says he details in his book one experience when his father called him after seeing him on cable television.

“I wrote about one interaction when my father called me after a cable hit and told me, ‘You’re better than that,’ ” Spicer said. “He was a big believer in civility and decorum and respect.”

Spicer also said that while he wouldn’t want to work as press secretary again, there were no instances in which he was unable to support the president’s policies.

He said that he has not “spent any time reflecting” on how he views those policies since leaving.

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