On Wednesday, former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer visited the Institute of Politics at Harvard University for a breakfast with students.
Since leaving the White House, Spicer has been on a lecture tour of American universities and conventions, though questions remain regarding his credibility following a tumultuous tenure as Press Secretary. He infamously began his time at the White House with a press conference in which he claimed President Trump's inauguration was the largest inauguration event in history.
Where does Spicer go next? Not CNN. Network pre-emptively says it will not hire Sean Spicer, spox tells me.— Michael M. Grynbaum (@grynbaum) July 21, 2017
Harvard, one of our nation's premiere universities, is now welcoming Spicer to talk about the political situation he helped create.
The Emmys faced a similar backlash after inviting Sean Spicer to take part in a joke at this year's ceremony, hosted by Stephen Colbert. Though the joke was arguably at his expense, many thought it was too soon to make light of a national figure — and representative of The President — actively lying to the public.
I’ve met with students in this room many times. Hosting someone who repeatedly lied from the WH podium makes a mockery of those visits.— Cody Keenan (@codykeenan) October 19, 2017
Harvard AB, MBA here. I’m saddened + ashamed. I want varying viewpoints, this is beyond that. Spicer lacks ethics + knowingly lied to public— Brett Laffel (@BrettLaffel) October 19, 2017