Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle in talks for White House press secretary job


Guilfoyle, a host of "The Five", had been up for the White House press secretary job back 300 years ago in December, when when she met with the transition team three times, according to Politico, before Sean Spicer was chosen. "I think it'd be a fascinating job".

But a New York Times report Friday claimed that Trump had suggested Guilfoyle as a possible replacement in conversations with allies. Instead, Sanders filled in for him; some saw this as a "test run" for Sanders, should she eventually replace Spicer.

Guilfoyle says that while she'd miss her colleagues at Fox in NY, the transition to DC would be an easy one.

Guilfoyle said Spicer was in a "very tough position".

The Washington Post reported last week that Spicer had been among the bushes with his staff as reporters waited to question him about the firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey.

During her interview, Guilfoyle did not shy away from commenting on the hard position Spicer has found himself in.

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Well, she nearly had the job back in January, but it went to Spicer instead; he had experience as the spokesman for the RNC.

A Fox News spokeswoman did not immediately return a request for comment.

Under the plan, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders - who has proven popular in the daily briefings as a sub for Press Secretary Sean Spicer - would more frequently appear at the podium. "I think I enjoy a very straightforward and authentic, very genuine relationship, one that's built on trust and integrity, and I think that's imperative for success in that position".

Her appointment would not likely quell the grumbling over alleged links between Trump's team and Russian Federation. It's humiliating to Spicer and it's a sign that Guilfoyle lacks the tact needed for a major role, especially one in ... communications.

Is yet another Fox News personality headed to the White House? Janet Montesi, an executive assistant in the press office, emerged and told reporters that Spicer would answer some questions, as long as he was not filmed doing so. She says that after fielding a veritable tsunami of requests for the picture she made a decision to upload it to, where interest was so great that it temporarily crashed the Internet sharing site. Spicer then said McMaster would speak outside in the West Wing driveway. "I really don't think of that in terms of any obstacle, if you're passionate about it and you feel like you have a calling for anything in life".

The presenter said she had frequently been in touch with members of the Trump administration throughout the duration of her job. She served as a legal analyst on CNN before joining Fox News just over a decade ago.