Labor union slams UMass for letting Sean Spicer speak

The University of Massachusetts Graduate Employee Organization protested former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer ahead of his appearance at the Amherst campus on Tuesday night.

The UMass Amherst College Republicans announced Spicer as its Fall 2018 guest speaker in a Facebook post on Nov. 1. Spicer will discuss his time as President Donald Trump’s top spokesman, as well as his new book, according to the post.

On Monday, just hours before Spicer’s talk, the UMass Graduate Employee Organization, a labor union, invited its supporters to meet outside the building where Spicer will speak in order to “create a space that embraces the voices that the Sean Spicer’s [sic] want to erase.”

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