2:14 p.m. CBS News’ Margaret Brennan asked Spicer what the president means by stopping people who don’t love America from entering the country. Spicer rejected the idea that it’s a test and rather, the president wants to stop people who want to do the nation harm.
2:06 p.m. Spicer was asked if or when the president will reverse President Obama’s executive actions on immigration from 2012 and 2014. He said that the president will have further updates on DACA and DAPA.
1:58 p.m. Spicer said that the president is confident that the administration will “prevail” in the case involving his travel ban and executive order after he was asked whether Mr. Trump would accept an adverse decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
“There’s no question the president respects the judicial branch,” Spicer said.
Spicer was then asked to react to Rep. Maxine Waters’, D-California, comment about the president’s actions leading him toward impeachment, and he said, “No.”
1:55 p.m. Spicer was asked about whether Mr. Trump is wavering on his promise to repeal Obamacare immediately after he said in an interview over the weekend that the replacement would come sometime next year. Spicer said legislatively, the repeal might happen sooner rather than later, but the “implementation of the pieces may take a little bit longer.”
1:53 p.m. Spicer was asked when the White House had prepared a list of terrorist attacks that it said the media didn’t cover enough after the president suggested Monday afternoon that the media was covering up attacks. Spicer said there are “a lot of examples” between 2014 and 2016 of attacks that he claimed “have not gotten the attention they deserve.” For the record, CBS News and most major news outlets covered those on the list.
1:49 p.m. Spicer said that oral arguments will begin later Tuesday before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on the travel ban and Mr. Trump’s executive order on extreme vetting after a federal judge temporarily halted the ban. Spicer said that a “career attorney” from the Justice Department will present an argument in defense of the order.
1:42 p.m. Spicer began the briefing saying that the president is aware of the severe weather -- tornadoes -- occurring in Louisiana. He said Mr. Trump had an “amazing day” at MacDill Air Force base on Monday and kicked off Tuesday with a listening session with county sheriffs. Spicer said the group engaged in a wide-ranging discussion about law enforcement and their work to keep communities safe.
After that, Spicer said Mr. Trump had a listening session on ways to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs.
1:30 p.m. White House press secretary Sean Spicer is expected to begin his daily press briefing any minute, and will likely be asked about President Trump’s claim on Monday that the media has been covering up terrorist attacks and haven’t been reporting them.
Spicer will also likely address the status of the travel ban, which has been temporarily halted.