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Jay Carney

Former Obama Spokesman: The President Supports Hillary

“I don’t think there is any doubt that he wants Hillary to win the nomination and believes that she would be the best candidate in the fall.”

February 10, 2016

White House Spokesman Jay Carney Steps Down

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Jay Carney will leave the administration this summer, to be replaced by longtime press aide Josh Earnest, President Barack Obama announced Friday. Obama, speaking to the White House press corps, called Carney “one of my closest friends.” Carney, a former Moscow bureau chief […]

May 30, 2014

U.S. Aid Won’t Solve Nigeria’s Boko Haram Troubles, Experts Say

By Nancy A. Youssef, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Amid growing international outrage, the U.S. government has sent 30 military, intelligence and law enforcement advisers to Nigeria to help find 270 teenage girls kidnapped a month ago by Boko Haram, that nation’s most feared armed faction. But in a nation where government forces are distrusted […]

May 15, 2014

White House: CIA Chief Visited Kiev At The Weekend

Washington (AFP) – Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan visited Kiev at the weekend, the White House said Monday, amid U.S. ire over the storming of official buildings in eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian gunmen. “We can confirm that the director was in Kiev this weekend,” White House spokesman Jay Carney said. Brennan’s visit was part […]

April 14, 2014

Ukraine Separatists Hold Buildings And Hostages

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW — Heavily armed separatists held Ukrainian government buildings and hostages Tuesday as tensions increased sharply and threatened to push a dispute over treatment of the country’s ethnic Russians into bloodshed. Ukrainian government officials said pro-Russia separatists had rigged explosives in a building in Luhansk and were holding hostages […]

April 9, 2014

Top Beltway Pundit Suspended For Calling President A “Dick”

Mark Halperin, editor-at-large of Time and keeper of what is perhaps the most insidery blog on politics and D.C. in existence, also contributes to MSNBC, but was suspended this morning for jokingly characterizing the president as having been “kind of a dick” at his press conference yesterday (watch the video below): Attempts to delay/censor the […]

June 30, 2011