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.
By Becket Adams | 08/29/14 01:49 PM
Although President Obama is no stranger to the occasional careless remark, he has in recent months forced his most ardent supporters to defend an unusual number of missteps.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 07:48 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest continues to raise the specter of Republicans shutting down the government.
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 02:54 PM
"It would be a real shame if Republicans engaged in an effort to shut down the government over a common-sense solution [on immigration]," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/26/14 12:59 PM
"As a matter of U.S. policy, we have not recognized Assad as the leader in Syria," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. "There are no plans to change that policy and there are no plans to coordinate with the Assad regime."
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/25/14 05:31 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest discussed what to expect in Ferguson, Mo., now that shooting victim Michael Brown has been laid to rest.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/25/14 02:43 PM
Josh Earnest said the Obama administration is deeply concerned about the threat ISIS poses because the group has recruited a significant number of U.S. and other Western country residents and citizens to their ranks.
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