Tag Archives: Jay Carney

McCain Battles With Former White House Spokesman Jay Carney Over ISIS Plan

Mediaite sets the stage: Jay Carney, on his very first night working for CNN, ended up sparring with Senator John McCain over President Obama‘s ISIS speech, in which McCain repeatedly took shots at Carney for not telling the truth, saying at least once that “facts are stubborn things.” The second McCain appeared on CNN, he immediately got combative with Carney. ...

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Press Secretary Jay Carney Resigns

NBC News reports: President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance Friday to announce that his chief spokesman Jay Carney is leaving his post behind the podium. Obama called Carney one of his closest advisers and friends at the White House in remarks to the press in the White House briefing room. Deputy Josh Earnest will take over the job as ...

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White House Applauds AZ Veto

Just a little more fuel for the outrage bonfire. Via The Hill: The White House said Friday it supports Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to veto a bill that would have allowed businesses to deny service to gay and lesbian customers. “The president does believe that Gov. Brewer did the right thing by vetoing this bill,” Carney said. On Wednesday, ...

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Quote Of The Day – Tommy Christopher

“First of all, I don’t if you’re aware of this, but when I had a heart attack three years ago, I was uninsured, and I haven’t been able to get insurance ever since then. Listening to all the pressure on the president to negotiate, a lot of it from inside this room, it made me think, is there a chance ...

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ABC Reporter Grills White House Press Secretary Jay Carney About Russia

Chris Johnson reports at Washington Blade: Under questioning from ABC News’ Jon Karl, Carney said Obama has made clear that he opposes anti-gay laws in other countries that persecute LGBT people. “The president absolutely opposes and has made clear in other countries laws that discriminate against individuals, whether for race, religion, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation,” Carney said. Pressed by ...

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Jay Carney: Obama Is Not Nixon

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White House Praises Jason Collins

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House Of Cards At The Nerd Prom

With cameos from John McCain, Michael Bloomberg, Steny Hoyer, Jay Carney, Charlie Rose, and many others.

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