Trump Picks Sean Spicer As Press Secretary

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Alex Pfeiffer White House Correspondent
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President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday that Republican National Committee communications director Sean Spicer will serve as his press secretary.

Trump also announced that Jason Miller will serve as his director of communications, Hope Hicks will be his director of strategic communications and Dan Scavino will serve as his director of social media. Miller, Hicks and Scavino were all part of Trump’s presidential campaign. Miller served as his senior communications advisor, Hicks was Trump’s press secretary and Scavino, Trump’s former caddy, was his campaign’s director of social media.

“Sean, Hope, Jason and Dan have been key members of my team during the campaign and transition,” Trump said in a statement. “I am excited they will be leading the team that will communicate my agenda that will Make America Great Again.”