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White House Press Briefing –  Q. Are you a Paid Liar?

White House Press Briefing – Q. Are you a Paid Liar?

PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room      MR. CARNEY:  Good Monday, everyone.  Thanks for being here.  Hope you had a nice weekend, hot as it was.  Before I take your questions, let me tell you that on Thursday, June 6th, as part of his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour, the President will travel to Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, North Carolina to […]

Q. Did Eric Holder lie? A. I refer you to the DOJ – WH press briefing 5/29/2013

Q. Did Eric Holder lie? A. I refer you to the DOJ – WH press briefing 5/29/2013

PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room MR. CARNEY: Hello, everyone. Good afternoon. Before I take your questions I wanted to let you know that on Friday, the President will be joined by college students here at the White House for an event where he will call on Congress to prevent student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1st. The President’s budget includes […]

The Internal Revenue Circus

The Internal Revenue Circus

Over A Week Later, Obama’s IRS Scandal – And The Administration’s Reaction To It – Gets More Troubling By The Day THE WEEK IS HARDLY HALFWAY OVER – HOW MANY OTHER SHIFTING STORIES WILL THERE BE IN THE UNFOLDING IRS SCANDAL?   National Journal’s Ron Fournier: “Shifting Stories Cast Doubts On Answer To Core Question: Did Team Obama Know About IRS Abuse In Real Time?” (Ron Fournier, “Why You Can’t […]

Transcript: White House Press Briefing – IRS – DOJ – Benghazi May 14, 2013

Transcript: White House Press Briefing – IRS – DOJ – Benghazi May 14, 2013

THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY (transcript)  May 14, 2013 MR. CARNEY:  Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen.  Thank you for being here.  I appreciate your attendance.  And I have no announcements to make at the top, so I’ll go straight to the Associated Press.      Q    Thanks, Jay.  For fear of stating the obvious, the White House right now is confronting a confluence of issues — […]

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FlashBack – Scandal, Power And the President By Jay Carney

By Jay Carney In Washington, scandals metastasize, growing and changing until we can’t remember what they were about in the beginning. A bungled burglary became a cancer on the presidency, forcing Richard Nixon to resign in disgrace. A money-losing Arkansas real estate deal led to Monica, a blue dress and Bill Clinton’s impeachment. Already, the furor over the dismissal of eight U.S. Attorneys has shifted focus from the crass but […]

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Damage Control? White House holds off-the-record Benghazi briefing

In place of the on-the-record briefing that was rescheduled for 1:45 p.m. today, the White House held an off-the-record briefing on Benghazi.  The on-the-record briefing has been pushed back a second time to 3:15 p.m. The most open and transparent presidency in history just shut out the American people and offsite reporters (like Politisite) who receive their daily briefing via Video from the White House. The White House held an […]