By Brian Hughes | 03/17/14 02:15 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin was not on the list of 11 Russian and Ukrainian names sanctioned by the U.S. government Monday, but the White House would not rule out the possibility when pressed about getting more aggressive with the Kremlin. “We're not going to rule out individuals or...
By Brian Hughes | 03/16/14 03:03 PM
The White House said Sunday that the U.S. and its allies would not recognize a referendum in Crimea to secede from Ukraine, as early exit polls showed that more than nine in 10 voters there favored joining the Russian Federation. “This referendum is contrary to Ukraine's constitution, and...
By Brian Hughes | 03/13/14 03:27 PM
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...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/13/14 01:56 PM
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.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/12/14 03:48 PM
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...
By Brian Hughes | 03/12/14 03:29 PM
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...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/12/14 02:46 PM
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.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/11/14 02:04 PM
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...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/11/14 02:00 PM
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.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 01:56 PM
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...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/10/14 12:52 PM
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...
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