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CORRECTED: Spicer Talks to Proft About His Turbulent Tenure in the Trump Administration


By LGIS News Service | Aug 10, 2018


August 9, 2018, Chicago, Illinois - Yesterday, AM-560 Morning Drive Talk Show Host and Liberty Principles PAC Founder Dan Proft met with and interviewed former White House Communication Director and Press Secretary Sean Spicer about his tempestuous time in President Trump’s White House. Spicer was in Chicago to promote his new book The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President. 

The discussion was filmed for Proft’s long-form interview series Against the Current on the digital platform Upstream Ideas. The segment will air early next week. 

About Upstream Ideas

Upstream Ideas, under the leadership of Dan Proft – one of Illinois' sharpest political minds, provides expository content with new information and fresh perspectives meant to inform policy discussions, debunk faulty premises and challenge accepted orthodoxies. Proft is one of Chicago's most-respected talk radio personalities. He is also a frequent editorial contributor to the Chicago Tribune. Proft is a principal in Local Goverment Information Services, which owns this publication. 


For more information or to book Dan Proft, contact Kathleen Murphy at 630-329-4680 or

Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Dan Proft as a senior fellow at the Illinois Policy Institute.

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