Trump White House Daily Briefing: Feb. 3, 2017

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Sean Spicer holds his first press briefing at the White House, on January 23. He announced his departure from the White House on Friday. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, took to the podium for his daily briefing on Friday amid questions about Iranian and Russian sanctions, continued disagreements the United States' allies and a newly released poll that suggests a majority of U.S. citizens disapprove of President Trump's executive orders so far.

Watch the briefing below, via the White House:

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was expected to be in attendance at the briefing after being the subject of mass protests at the University of California, Berkeley this week, but chose instead to head to New York for a cable news appearance. The president sparked debate yesterday by suggesting that he might cut the school's funding after the protests, though experts have weighed in to say that he may not have the power to do so.