Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporter
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The Trumps and some White House officials met with Pope Francis on Wednesday, but one figure was notably missing: Sean Spicer. And apparently, he's pretty upset about it. A source close to the White House told CNN that Spicer not being brought along to the meeting was "a slight," and that to meet Papa Francesco was "all he wanted." SEE ALSO: James Comey once pulled a Sean Spicer to avoid Trump Granting the one thing Spicer wanted was, uhh, just not on Trump's mind we guess. Though he did manage to bring along Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, in addition to Jared and Ivanka. Jared and I were honored to join the President @realDonaldTrump and First Lady @FLOTUS in meeting His Holiness Pope Francis #POTUSAbroad pic.twitter.com/oaugVOJGPI ? Ivanka Trump (@IvankaTrump) May 24, 2017 In a shocking turn of events, people really felt for Spicey! If the man wants to meet the pope, just let him! @dave_brown24 @jenniferemorrow pic.twitter.com/X814jTROEE ? Andrew Miller (@heyapm) May 24, 2017 Ok, not everyone did. @dave_brown24 Karma pic.twitter.com/7n79DLRWmZ ? samslackey (@samslackey) May 24, 2017 Of course, it was pretty in character for Trump to block him in the first place. @dave_brown24 SPICER: So will I get to meet the pope at least?TRUMP: Is the Pope Catholic?[narrator voice] it turned out Trump was actually asking ? Linguica (@andrewrstine) May 24, 2017 Surely Spicey will have a second chance at a papal visit, right? Right, guys?? WATCH: Scuba dive tankless with this floating air caddie
'Racially motivated' fight leaves Arizona prison on lockdown
PHOENIX (AP) ? A privately run prison in Arizona remained on lockdown Thursday after four inmates were injured in a brawl involving about 80 prisoners that authorities had to use pepper spray to break up.
Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers
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Paul Ryan says Gianforte should apologize, not withdraw, after altercation with reporter
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that GOP candidate Greg Gianforte should apologize for an apparently violent interaction with a reporter, but Ryan also said he would accept the Montanan into the House if he won his special election later in the day. ?First, let me just say physical altercations ? there?s never a call for physical altercations,? Ryan said when asked whether Gianforte should withdraw from the race. ?There is no time where a physical altercation should occur or just between human beings, so that is wrong and it should not have happened.