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NBC Hires Former Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest

The Hill reports: Former White House press secretary Josh Earnest has been named an NBC News and MSNBC political analyst. The announcement was made Monday morning on NBC’s “Today” show. “Josh recently completed a ten-year run with President Obama, most recently serving as White House Press Secretary from 2014-2017,” reads a memo from NBC News President Noah Oppenheim and MSNBC ...

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Press Secretary Josh Earnest Rebukes Successor Sean Spicer: I’ve Never Threatened To Eject Reporters

Politico reports: White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Thursday issued an implicit rebuke of his successor, Sean Spicer, who tangled with a CNN reporter in New York on Wednesday at Donald Trump’s first news conference as president-elect. According to CNN reporter Jim Acosta, Spicer threatened to throw him out the presser after Acosta repeatedly requested that Trump allow him ...

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Josh Earnest: You Don’t Need A Security Clearance To See Who Benefited From Russia’s Hacking [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest fielded a lot of questions today on reports of Russian interference in the election. “You didn’t need a security clearance,” he said, “to figure out who benefited from malicious Russian cyber activity.” Earnest even said of Donald Trump, “He called on Russia to hack his opponent… so he certainly had a pretty good ...

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BURN NOTICE: White House Dismisses Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick As Mere “Right-Wing Radio Host” [VIDEO]

Via the right wing Townhall: Speaking to reporters Friday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest addressed the new Department of Education directive. The directive requires every school district around the country allow individuals to use the restroom of their gender identity, not of their birth sex. Districts that do not comply have been threatened with federal funding cuts. When asked ...

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White House On Sarah Palin’s Ridiculous PTSD Claim: Domestic Violence Is Not A Joking Matter [VIDEO]

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest this afternoon addressed Sarah Palin’s claim that her son has PTSD because Obama doesn’t respect the military. Via The Hill: “I don’t know if the president saw the remarks. I can tell you that the reaction of some people is to make light of the rhetoric that we see on the campaign trail, particularly ...

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White House LOLs At Trump/Cruz Birther Battle

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest is clearly enjoying the birther battle ripping across Teabagistan this week. Watch below. Earnest: “It would be quite ironic if after 7 or 8 years of drama around the president’s birth certificate if Republican primary voters were to choose Senator Cruz as their nominee. Somebody who actually wasn’t born in the United States and ...

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