SEEKONK – A book signing of former White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, in a local warehouse was apparently canceled.
Spicer, a native of Rhode Island, was due to appear on BJ & # 39; s on Route 6 on Saturday for his new book, The Briefing, which aired on Tuesday. However, the store canceled the event "because of the political climate," according to the publisher of the book.
The store Tuesday gave mixed news about whether the event was canceled, according to broadcast reports.
Spicer is scheduled to visit Barrington Books in Barrington and Cranston, RI, each Friday and Saturday, and Middletown, RI, Barnes and Noble Friday.
Spicer, 46, a Republican hustler, served as President Trump's White House Press Secretary and Communications Director
During his tenure, he developed a controversial relationship with the White House Press Corps.
He also became popular for comedy Melissa McCarthy's parody of him on "Saturday Night Live," which earned McCarthy an Emmy nomination
Previously, Spicer was Communications Director of the Republican National Committee from 201