As Spicer called on Bloomberg White House correspondent Shannon Pettypiece, New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush interrupted, continuing to yell out a question. Spicer was having exactly none of it.
As a Twitter user said of Thrush:
“Glenn, this isn't a TV program. You don't just get to yell out questions. We're gonna raise our hand like big boys and girls. [Thrush continued to interrupt] Because it's not your job to just yell out questions. Shannon, please go.”
Both Spicer and Thrush were portrayed in a now-famous “Saturday Night” Live skit from early February, in which Spicer — mercilessly portrayed by Melissa McCarthy — put Thrush in his place: “Glenn Thrush, New York Times, boo...”