WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 24: Reporters in the Brady Briefing Room listen to a tape from a press gaggle by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, on February 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, CNN and Politico were also excluded from the off camera gaggle. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Photo: Mark Wilson
Photo: Mark Wilson

In December, Sean Spicer said the White House wouldn’t ban media

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After the bombshell decision by the White House, footage has been unearthed showing Sean Spicer reassuring a reporter that, unlike the campaign trail, the Trump administration would not ban any press.

The footage shows Spicer talking about how the White House would handle the media once the Trump administration transition was complete.

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He made sure to clarify the difference between a campaign and a government entity, saying, “I think we have a respect for the press when it comes to the government that that is something that you can’t ban an entity from.”

He continued by saying, “I think that’s what makes a democracy a democracy versus a dictatorship.”

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