Jay Carney, who stepped down as White House press secretary in June, is stepping back into the political fray as a commentator for CNN.
“I’m thrilled to be joining CNN at a time when there is so much happening in the nation and the world,” Carney said in a statement.
Carney is intimately familiar with the media world, having worked at Time magazine for 20 years, three of those as Washington bureau chief. He moved from media to government shortly after Obama’s election. Carney was Vice President Joe Biden’s communications director in 2009 and 2010, and then became Obama’s press secretary in early 2011.
Along with television appearances, Carney will regularly contribute to CNN’s politics website, which is being revamped this fall.
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