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Spicer Snaps at Reporter: “Calm Down”

Sean Spicer snapped at ABC News reporter Jon Karl at a press briefing on March 20.

Things became contentious for a moment at the White House press briefing on Monday when one reporter interrupted another, prompting Press Secretary Sean Spicer to ask the reporter to calm down.

Associated Press reporter Julie Pace asked Spicer a question on potential links between Russian operatives and associates of the Trump campaign. As Spicer answered, both Pace and ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl appeared to interrupt to ask follow-up questions.

Spicer cut in: “Hey Jon, Jonathan – can you stop interrupting other peoples’ questions? Hey Jonathan, somebody’s asking a question. It’s not your press briefing. Julie [Pace]’s asking a question. Please calm down.”