WATCH: Sean Spicer Asks April Ryan to ‘Stop Shaking’ Her Head

Reporter April D. Ryan is unintentionally making headlines again at the White House.

This time, it comes after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer didn’t agree with Ryan’s body language during Tuesday’s press briefing, requesting that she refrain from shaking her head.

Watch a full video of the incident below.


Spicer Spars With Reporter April Ryan Over Her "Agenda"American Urban Radio Networks Reporter April Ryan asks what the White House is doing to help President Donald Trump's image in the wake of stories about Russia, wiretapping and so on. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer accuses Ryan of having an "agenda". She then asks a question about the relationship between Trump and Condoleezza…2017-03-28T17:53:37.000Z

Before starting a question, Ryan, a White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, told Spicer that he “doesn’t seem so happy.” She then asked him about ongoing investigations of the White House and how the administration plans to work to repair its image.

Spicer was combative in his answer and alleged that Ryan has an “agenda” against the administration. He added that the “facts are every single person briefed on the suspect has come away with the same conclusion.”

Ryan asked a follow-up question about Condoleezza Rice and President Donald Trump‘s relationship, and Spicer confronted her once more. He told Ryan that “it seems like you’re hellbent on trying to make sure that whatever image you want to tell about this White House stays.”

Ryan responded to Spicer’s accusations by telling him that she’s simply doing her job by reporting what’s said at the press briefings.

As Spicer interjected over Ryan, she looked down at her notes and did so shaking her head briefly.

That head shake prompted Spicer to ask Ryan to “please stop shaking your head again.”

Spicer’s criticism of Ryan left many reporters in the room taken aback at the way he handled the situation.

After the incident, Ryan posted a one-word response to what had just happen on Twitter.

You may remember Ryan from Trump’s infamous February 16 press conference. Ryan inquired to Trump about setting up a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus so that he could discuss his inner-city agenda with officials.

Trump responded to the question by asking Ryan if the members of the caucus were “her friends” when she let him know what the CBC refers to.

He continued to press Ryan, asking her if she wanted to set up the meeting between the group and himself. Ryan responded, “No, no, no, I’m just a reporter,” before Trump said he would “love to meet with the black caucus.”


Trump asks black reporter to "set up the meeting" with Congressional Black CaucusAfter describing people in inner cities who "lock themselves into apartments petrified to even leave in the middle of the day" for fear of crime, Donald Trump had an awkward exchange with Journalist April Ryan, who serves as the White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief for American Urban Radio Networks.2017-02-16T21:12:37.000Z

Trump did follow through with meeting with members of caucus March 22, USA Today reported.


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