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Jay Carney praises Washington Post’s ‘storied history’

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney received news of The Washington Post sale warmly Tuesday during a press briefing on Air Force One.

“I was surprised, as a lot of people were, by the news,” Carney said, when asked about Obama’s reaction. “I certainly wish the institution of the Washington Post with its storied history and everyone who works there in pursuit of quality journalism all the best with this transition.”

Carney clarified to reporters he had no reaction to share from President Obama on the news.

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