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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

Sources: Spicer resigns over hiring of new communications aide

WASHINGTON – White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision.

One of those people said Spicer is quitting because of objections over the appointment of a new White House communications director, New York financier Anthony Scaramucci.

The people with knowledge of the decision insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the personnel matter publicly.

No other details were available. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for updates on this developing story.