By Susan Crabtree | 03/06/14 05:02 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said he personally has no regrets that President Obama's team poked fun at Mitt Romney for calling Russia America's No. 1 geopolitical foe during the 2012 election despite this week's Russian incursion into Ukraine. During Thursday's press briefing,...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday said it was “inappropriate” for House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to abruptly end a hearing, preventing Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., from speaking.
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
The White House, on the defensive over the latest Obamacare delay, deflected criticism Thursday about President Obama's unilateral actions and accused Republicans of providing no serious alternative to the Affordable Care Act. “You know they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- they...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/05/14 01:29 PM
The White House on Wednesday criticized Iran for an illicit shipment of weapons headed to Gaza, calling it “unacceptable,” but insisted they would press ahead with nuclear talks. “These illicit actions are unacceptable to the international community,” White House press secretary Jay...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/05/14 01:13 PM
The White House on Wednesday urged Russia to pull back its military forces from Ukraine and allow international monitors into Crimea. White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters that Russia has an “easy way out” of the international crisis. Carney said teams from the United...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/28/14 02:03 PM
President Obama believes Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's veto of a state bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gay customers was “the right thing” to do, the White House said Friday. “The president does believe that Gov. Brewer did the right thing by vetoing this...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/28/14 01:40 PM
The White House on Friday said the U.S. has warned Russia that any intervention in Ukraine would be a “grave mistake,” urging Moscow to respect its neighbor's sovereignty. White House press secretary Jay Carney said the administration is watching to see “whether or not Russia is doing...
By Brian Hughes | 02/28/14 01:07 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Friday accused Republicans of protecting the wealthy at the expense of the middle class, part of a new effort by the Obama administration to portray the GOP as aligned primarily with the wealthiest Americans. President Obama's top spokesman told...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/27/14 02:10 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday sidestepped questions about a potential clash between Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton, saying that the 2016 Democratic race was not on President Obama's mind.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/27/14 01:47 PM
The White House on Thursday “strongly urged” Egypt to release reporters from the Arab news outlet Al Jazeera, who have been jailed and charged with aiding the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/27/14 01:23 PM
The White House on Thursday said that former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych had “abdicated” his powers and expressed support for the interim government that replaced him ahead of new elections. “Mr. Yanukovych abdicated his responsibilities when he packed up and left the capital...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 03:09 PM
The White House on Monday heralded Mexico's arrest of a top drug cartel leader as a “significant achievement” and said talks over his possible extradition to the U.S. would have to be negotiated by the two countries.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 02:27 PM
The White House on Monday dismissed criticism of its foreign policy toward Russia, insisting that the administration had been “clear-eyed” in its relations with Moscow.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/21/14 03:33 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney admitted that it was "a shame" that the Canadian hockey team beat the United States in the Sochi Olympics on Friday, but congratulated them just the same.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/21/14 02:21 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Friday insisted that divisions between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine were “profoundly different” than the rivalry between the nations during the Cold War.
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