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Ex-Obama adviser Axelrod defends friend Sean Spicer for how he handled 'worst job in America'

Ex-Obama adviser Axelrod defends friend Sean Spicer for how he handled 'worst job in America'

David Axelrod's friendship with former White House spokesman Sean Spicer helped him score a noteworthy scoop earlier this year when Spicer visited Axelrod's Institute of Politics on the eve of President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Now that Spicer is something of a national laughingstock, the friendship presents a slightly more awkward proposition for President Barack Obama's former strategic adviser.

Still, Axelrod did his best to be loyal to Spicer in an interview he granted to Katie Couric

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