Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer could wind up playing a crucial role in the Russia investigation, and it’s all because he’s a copious note taker.
According to a report from Axios, former colleagues say that Spicer was known to have filled “notebook after notebook” with notes he took during meetings when he worked in the White House. As one source informed Axios:
“Sean documented everything.”
And those notes could become an invaluable source of what was taking place inside the West Wing as the Russia scandal began to engulf the Trump administration in early 2017.
Spicer might also be happy to spill the beans on Trump considering that the president was known to ridicule his former press secretary and pushed him out of the administration in July.
A White House official said Spicer’s notes could be very bad news for lots of people in the administration:
“People are going to wish they’d been nicer to Sean. He was in a lot of meetings.”
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has already informed the White House that he plans to interview Spicer and five other current and former presidential advisers. If indeed notebooks filled with details of meetings do exist, it seems likely that Mueller will subpoena them so he can see if they contain any details pertinent to his investigation.
When a reporter for Axios who has known and been friends with Spicer for years contacted the former press secretary for a comment on the notebooks, Spicer sent him this curt message:
Per my text:
Please refrain from sending me unsolicited texts and emails
Should you not do so I will contact the appropriate legal authorities to address your harassment
Sean M Spicer
It certainly sounds like Spicer is sitting on something very interesting, doesn’t it?
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