By Susan Crabtree | 09/29/14 02:29 PM
The White House is downplaying comments President Obama recently made about the intelligence community’s failure to warn of the full threat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria posed to the region and the United States.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/26/14 04:51 PM
In an aggressive round of questions, White House press secretary Josh Earnest repeatedly claimed that many of al Qaeda's leaders have been killed during President Obama's time in office.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/26/14 02:32 PM
President Obama met Thursday night with Secret Service Director Julia Pierson about her initial assessment of why and how the incident occurred.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 01:28 PM
"After Friday night's incident, when the door is not in use, it will be secured," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, clarifying that officials would, in fact, lock the door.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:24 PM
The White House declined to comment directly on reports of a terrorist threat to U.S. airlines from another band of extremists in Syria called Khorasan, saying that the intelligence community remains "vigilant" about all threats from Syria.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:01 PM
"This is a significant contribution to the efforts of the growing international coalition, and we look forward to coordinating with our French partners in the days to come," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
By Brian Hughes | 09/12/14 02:47 PM
The White House on Friday said the U.S. is engaged in war with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a day after Secretary of State John Kerry refused to use that terminology.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/11/14 03:51 PM
White House spokesman Josh Earnest praised predecessor Jay Carney's first-night performance as a CNN contributor Wednesday night after he and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., got into an intense verbal exchange over the President Obama's policies in Iraq.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/11/14 02:16 PM
Time is of the essence, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said, because Saudi Arabia has agreed to host a training operation for vetted members of the Syrian opposition, and U.S. officials want to take them up on the offer as quickly as possible.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/09/14 03:02 PM
"That information does not match the information that I'm currently aware of," White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters Tuesday during his daily briefing.
By Brian Hughes | 09/09/14 02:11 PM
"This is not a controversial position," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest, noting that President Ronald Reagan signed an extension for the Export-Import Bank. "This is a position that is espoused by the Chamber of Commerce."
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/08/14 03:55 PM
During his daily press briefing, White House press secretary Josh Earnest gave a preview of what to expect from President Obama's press conference on Wednesday.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/03/14 03:28 PM
Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., urged Democrats to stop pressuring President Obama to postpone executive action on immigration.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/02/14 03:33 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest skirted questions about announcing immigration executive actions on Tuesday, telling the reporters repeatedly that he has no update on the timing of such actions.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/02/14 01:26 PM
The White House could not immediately confirm reports that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
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