WASHINGTON, April 16, 2017 – Much is made of Donald Trump’s billionaire cabinet, and it is true that the collective wealth of Trump’s team is more extensive than any other before. Even Republican President Dwight Eisenhower whose cabinet was often described as“eight millionaires and a plumber.” The collective worth of President
The collective worth of President Trump’s cabinet is more than $5 billion, not counting the President’s net worth. But what is more notable about President Trump’s team is the number of patriots that are working for America above and beyond their White House gigs.
While much fun is being made of Press Secretary’s previous role at the White House Easter Bunny in 2008 for President Bush, as of December 2016, he was assigned to the Joint Chiefs of Staff‘s naval reserve contingent in Washington, D.C. as Commander of the Navy.
On this Easter Sunday, let us all pause and remember when Sean Spicer was the White House Easter Bunny in 2008. pic.twitter.com/OyhJspmOlZ
— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) April 16, 2017
The Military Times has reported that Spicer is one of long list of military service members and veterans who had been selected to be a part of the Trump administration including Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Army), Energy Secretary Rick Perry (Air Force), Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (Navy SEAL), and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (Navy) — not to mention Secretary of Defense James “Chaos” Mattis (Marine Corps), and Sean Spicer has had a second job for nearly two decades: Navy Commander Sean Spicer.
— Josey Wales (@josephwales911) January 30, 2017
While Americans celebrated Passover and Easter with their families, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reported, in uniform, to the Pentagon Friday to fulfill his U.S. Navy Reserve duty, a White House official said.
That same official said that Spicer holds the rank of Commander in the Navy and that he joined the Navy Reserve 17 years ago.
Spicer, whose work prior to his White House service as Secretary of State, has been as a Republican media operative and strategist; He also holds a master’s degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
The Military Times also reports that Spicer has served as a media planner in joint exercises in Guam, Germany, and Sweden and he has overseen media coverage of Navy operations at the McMurdo Station, Antartica.
The 139th annual White House Easter Roll will be Monday, April 17th, 2017, and will be live-streaming from the South Lawn of the White House at WhiteHouse.gov