Spicer: Anyone Who Doesn’t Consider Yemen Raid a Success ‘Owes an Apology’ to Dead Navy SEAL
Sean Spicer: Anyone Who Doesn’t Consider Yemen Raid a Success ‘Owes an Apology’ to Dead Navy SEAL (Mediaite)
During today’s press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked if the White House can continue to paint the Yemen raid as a success considering the loss of civilian life and the fact that Yemen is no longer granting permission to the U.S. to run special operations missions in the country.
“It’s absolutely a success,” Spicer told MSNBC’s Kristen Welker. “And I think anyone who suggests it’s not a success does disservice to the life of Chief Ryan Owens.”
After mentioning the intelligence they retrieved from the mission, Spicer continued to rail against the idea that it was anything but a success, invoking the death of the Navy SEAL multiple times.