10:30 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden 3:40 pm || Meets with President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico 4:30 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Panetta All times Eastern Live stream of Carney briefing at 12:30 pm
Vice President Joe Biden today snatched Ann Romney from her husband Mitt and the two eloped to Mexico. Biden, who attempted to disguise himself in dark glasses, and Mrs. Romney can be seen below boarding Air Force Two for the trip. Okay, actually that’s Dr. Jill Biden, the vice president’s wife. But when I looked at this, I thought for just a moment, what is
The White House today continued to soft-pedal its reaction to the power grab by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, failing to publicly pressure the Islamist leader to back off from a move toward one-Party rule long feared by those who question to Muslim Brotherhood’s commitment to democracy. “There’s a process underway in Egypt,” Carney blandly told reporters today. Carney rejected suggestions that President Obama had been
The briefing has concluded.
As you know, President Obama has pretty much abolished the press conference. The one he held November 14 was only the second, full-length formal news conference he has bestowed upon us all year. I was there, and I took some pictures for you to give you a sense of what it’s like to be at a presidential news conference. It’s an unusual look inside an event
There’s a new racket in town, and President Obama is running it. After Sen. John McCain said on the morning of November 14 that UN Ambassador Susan Rice was not qualified to be Secretary of State because of her erroneous assertions that the Benghazi consulate attack was prompted by an anti-Muslim video, the discrimination police descended, unleashed by Obama himself. The tactic was effective. Sunday,
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