Tag Archives: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

IRS says Lerner emails lost forever, but agency had contract with file-storage company Sonasoft

The Obama Administration wants us to believe that emails connected to Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the Tea Party-targeting scandal, are lost forever because her computer hard drive crashed, but skeptics are pointing out the agency had a contract with a file-storage company.

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White House: No visa for Iran’s UN ambassador pick

On Friday the White House announced that the U.S. will not issue a visa to Iran’s choice for U.N. ambassador, over concerns about his involvement in the 1979 U.S. Embassy hostage crisis in Tehran. The decision comes after Congress earlier this week approved a bill that would bar Hamid Abutalebi from stepping on U.S. soil. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the White House is reviewing that legislation but announced that Abutalebi would be barred anyway. 

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Russia warns West it may change stance on Iran, in retaliation over sanctions

Putin does have the upper hand in this….so Obama, keep it up, your asinine attempt to show how tough you are. You are distabling the world. Russia reportedly is prepared to change its stand on Iran nuclear talks in a high-stakes gamble to counter expanded sanctions by the United States and the European Union over Crimea.

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Obama not yet enrolled in Obamacare

Don’t expect him to either.  It’s much easier allowing taxpayers to support his lavish lifestyle.  Despite promising to enroll in his controversial and problem-plagued signature healthcare legislation, President Obama is still not a customer.

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Three years ago WH knew most couldn’t keep their current insurance plans

On Monday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney admitted some Americans won’t be able to hold onto their current healthcare plans under Obamacare — despite the president’s 2009 emphatic promise “if you like your healthcare plan, you’ll be able to keep your healthcare plan. Period.”

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Brazilian president snubs Obama, cancels state visit over NSA spying

Even though Obama pleaded with her, it wasn’t enough to stop stop Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from postponing an October state visit, after revelations that American intelligence spied on her presidential communications allegedly sent her into a rage.

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WH snubs GOP’s short-term debt-ceiling fix

Yesterday, Rep Paul Ryan who is the House Budget Committee Chairman said Republicans may back a short-term debt-ceiling increase — a notion the White House immediately rejected.

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Obama’s spending holds up fiscal talks

Today House Speaker John Boehner said that talks over the looming fiscal crisis have failed to produce a deal because President Obama will not get “serious” about spending cuts. Armed with charts, Boehner showed that showed federal spending skyrocketing between now and 2041 — to 40 percent of the nation’s total economy.

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State Department denies concluding film sparked consulate attack in Libya

On Tuesday the State Department denied that it ever said it ever concluded that the deadly consulate attack Sept. 11 in Libya was an unplanned outburst prompted by an anti-Islam movie, despite public statements early on by some in the Obama administration suggesting that was the case.

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Obama too busy for UN meetings

White House press secretary Jay Carney had a tough time finding an answer as to why Obama has made no public plans to meet one on one with world leaders on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly.

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