White House On Defense Over Gates Book

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January 08, 2014 AT 11:00 AM
The White House continued to defend President Barack Obama’s leadership style and affirm his relationship with Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday in the face of harsh accusations by Obama’s former defense secretary. White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters who peppered him with questions about the memoir by former Pentagon chief Robert Gates, “The fact that there were some debates in the prolonged policy review over Afghanistan is hardly news.”