Headlining a fundraiser Thursday night at President Trump’s golf club in northern Virginia, White House press secretary Sean Spicer sought to make the case that the quality of Trump properties says a lot about the quality of his presidency.
“It’s an honor to be here … literally standing in a property that the president owns,” Spicer said, speaking to attendees at an event at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va., that benefited the Republican Party of Virginia.
“One of the things the media won’t ever tell you is, you look around this place — the quality of the people, the quality of the establishment, the quality of the food, it’s what Trump’s all about,” Spicer said. “It’s all about quality. It’s the same kind of qualities, the same kind of dedication, that he’s brought to the White House.”
The fundraiser, for which Spicer was billed as the “special guest,” was closed to the media, but Spicer’s remarks were recorded and posted on social media by an attendee, who described herself to The Post as a Trump supporter, and verified by others in attendance.
Spicer, whose job security has been the source of much speculation, was introduced by Virginia GOP party chairman John Whitbeck as “probably the second most famous man in the world right now.”
During his introduction, Whitbeck noted that attendees were “standing on property owned by our president, Donald J. Trump.” That appeared to prompt Spicer’s riff, which went on for a few minutes.
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