Familiar Face At White House Won't Be So Familiar Anymore

wochit politics
May 30, 2014 AT 9:58 AM
President Barack Obama surprised an otherwise sleepy press briefing Friday afternoon to announce that Press Secretary Jay Carney was stepping down. He then announced that Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, who had been with the president since the Iowa caucuses, would take Carney's place, saying, "His name describes his demeanor". Describing the man who's worn the flack jacket since February 2011, Obama said Carney was Obama said Jay has become one of most closest friends and is a great Press Secretary, and has a good heart.