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Sean Spicer opened his press briefing questions with a Supreme Court pun

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer held his routine press briefing Tuesday, while at the same time Judge Neil Gorsuch sat a little ways down the National Mall, facing the U.S. Senate for his confirmation hearing to become a Supreme Court justice. Spicer decided to honor the serendipity of it all with a topical pun, which elicited some knowing groans from the White House press corps — and which you can watch below. Kimberly Alters