Maybe they’re not the geniuses in the West Wing that everyone thinks. Plouffe is gone, Axelrod is gone, Gibbs is gone – so maybe it’s not surprising that the White House is engaging in a rare message redo. Buffeted by criticism that its sequester doomsday scenarios were apocalyptic fantasies and that it has been dithering while the ship of state grandly sinks, the White House
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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney this morning scotched the daily White House briefing because it is snowing in Washington. At about 8:00 am, the White House sent out the following update to the schedule: Due to inclement weather, today’s press briefing has been canceled. Forecasters this morning were calling for about 5-10 inches to fall today in Washington. However, it is unlikely, according to most
Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) introduced an amendment to the fast-moving continuing resolution spending bill that would bar funding for President Obama’s golf outings until the White House reopens for public tours. Gohmert, who announced his amendment from the floor of the House, said Americans, whether Republicans or Democrats, will be greatly disappointed to come to Washington and not be able to get their tours of