She said, “I think it really struck a chord with people, realizing, ‘Gee, that could be me up there'”.
Guilfoyle had been in the running for the job after the presidential election, but lost out to Spicer, the former spokesman for the Republican National Committee.
You may recall Spicer telling reporters in an April briefing that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was worse than Hitler because Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons on his own people. Both The New York Times and Trump ally and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’ website have said that Trump is interested in bringing in Guilfoyle for the role; she was also considered for the job back in December before Spicer was ultimately hired.
Meredith College student Ainsley Pozsik saw memes of “Garden Spicer” on Facebook and wanted to do something fun on her first day of summer break last week.
This July 1, 2013 photo shows, from left, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bob Beckel, Eric Bolling, Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld and Andrea Tantaros co-hosts of Fox News Channel’s “The Five” following a taping of the show in NY.
Officials said Spicer is expected to stay in the White House “but have less exposure”, in the words of one official.
If Spicer does get the boot in the next little while, it would be unprecedented in the history of White House press secretaries. “Because I just don’t think he’s serving the president well”, Coffman said during a local town hall event in April. The firebrand conservative was divorced from liberal California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome, who was then San Francisco mayor, in 2006 after four years marriage, noted the news group.
Trump tweeted Tuesday that he had “an absolute right” as president to share “facts pertaining to terrorism” and airline safety with Russian Federation.
Guilfoyle added that she has a good relationship with the president, as she’s known him and his family for over a decade. “You’ve got to maintain on getting in front of POTUS, talk to him, and have like five, six minutes with him afore you go out there and take the podium, or else you’re driving blind”. “I think I enjoy a very straightforward and authentic, very genuine relationship, one that’s built on trust and integrity, and I think that’s imperative for success in that position”.
Battling with journalists is a common tactic of the Trump White House. Unlike other press secretaries, Spicer was not a part of Trump’s campaign team.