The White House Easter Egg Roll has been an ongoing tradition in the capital of the United States for almost 150 years. It first started in 1878 when Former President Rutherford Hayes held the first event which eventually turning into an ongoing tradition. In 1969, the first White House Easter Bunny was a member of First Lady Patricia Nixon’s staff.
One of the more notable people to ever don the suit of Easter bunny and bring joy on a beloved holiday is White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Approximately 10 years ago, Spicer was working under the George Bush administration in the office of the United States trade representative.
He accompanied former President George Bush to the annual Easter Egg Roll and became one of the many to wear the suit that brought happiness to countless.
In the most recent installment of “Saturday Night Live,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was lampooned for his ‘Hitler’ gaffe while dressed as the Easter Bunny.
As there is always a little truth in comedy, about ten years ago, Spicer really did dress up as the Easter Bunny at the White House.
Working at the time in the office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Spicer accompanied President George Bush to the annual Easter Egg Roll.
Former President Rutherford Hayes (R) started the White House Easter Egg Roll tradition in 1878. A member of First Lady Patricia Nixon’s staff became the first White House Easter Bunny in 1969.