SEAN SPICER HAD AN AWKWARDLY INTERVIEW WITH BREITBART, FIT FOR HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTION

White House press secretary Sean Spicer will participate in an “exclusive interview” with “alt-right” website Breitbart.com — a development that underscores the growing relationship between the Trump administration and the notoriously inflammatory outlet.

Breitbart announced the interview in a February 8 post, touting an “exclusive interview” with Spicer to be streamed on Facebook at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on February 9. Breitbart White House correspondent Charlie Spiering will conduct the interview.

The post encouraged Breitbart readers to suggest questions for Spicer in the website’s infamous comments section, which has been called “a sewer of mindless hatred and racism.”

Ties between the White House and Breitbart.com run deep.

The website was formerly run by chief White House strategist Steve Bannon, who previously termed Breitbart “the platform for the alt-right.”

Other current Trump administration employees who used to write for Breitbart include deputy assistant to the president Sebastian Gorka and Bannon assistant Julia Hahn.

During Trump’s first press conference as president-elect, the only reporter given a reserved seat was Breitbart reporter Matthew Boyle, and Trump called on him in short order to ask a sycophantic question about what “reforms” the new president would recommend for the media industry.

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