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  • White House withheld documents from Senate torture probe

    White House press secretary Jay Carney confirmed Thursday that the Obama administration withheld a “tiny percentage” of documents from a Senate investigation into torture practices, citing “executive branch confidentiality issues.” The administration chose not to turn over 9,000...

  • White House: Search area for missing plane may be expanded

    White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday said that nations trying to locate a missing airliner may expand their search area in the Indian Ocean.

  • White House looks at 'every way' to boost Obamacare as Lance Bass visits

    White House press secretary Jay Carney said the administration would consider “every way possible” to help boost Obamacare enrollment as it nears the March 31 deadline. “You can be assured of, as I think we demonstrated yesterday, that we're looking at every way possible to make sure...

  • White House: Obamacare not 'decisive factor' in Florida special election

    White House press secretary Jay Carney insisted Wednesday that Obamacare was “not the decisive factor” in a deflating Tuesday special election loss for Democrats in Florida. “This was a safe Republican seat for decades,” Carney said of GOP lobbyist David Jolly besting former Florida...

  • White House: CIA gave 'heads up' on complaint to DOJ

    The White House said that the Central Intelligence Agency gave a “heads up” that they were referring a dispute with the Senate over classified information to the Justice Department.

  • White House: War games in Poland intended as a show of force

    White House press secretary Jay Carney said war games the U.S. and Poland began Tuesday are a show of united NATO force against the Russian incursion into Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. Even though the U.S. says joint air drills and naval exercises in the Black Sea were scheduled before the...

  • White House defends Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' interview

    The White House on Tuesday defended President Obama's appearance on a comedy talk show to pitch Obamacare, saying it was the “right call” to reach more Americans.

  • White House: 'No one is preparing for a G-8 right now'

    White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said that “no one” was preparing for the upcoming G-8 summit in Russia and that it would be “hard to imagine” the meeting being held without further planning. The group's members have stopped their preparations for the summit, scheduled...

  • White House: Crimean referendum won't be 'legitimate'

    White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday said that the U.S. would not view a referendum in Crimea to leave Ukraine and join Russia as “legitimate.” Asked if the U.S. would be able to prevent the pro-Russian government in Crimea from holding the vote, Carney told reporters that he...

  • Jay Carney: No regrets about Team Obama's dinging Mitt Romney on Russia

    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,...

  • Jay Carney: 'Inappropriate' for Darrell Issa to cut off Elijah Cummings

    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.

  • Jay Carney: GOP doesn't want to 'fix' Obamacare

    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...

  • White House defends nuclear talks with Iran despite illicit arms shipment

    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...

  • White House: Russia has 'easy way out' of Ukraine standoff

    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...



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