Tag Archives: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Trump team resumes battle with press, hints at WH briefing changes

President-elect Donald Trump and his allies are back to trading barbs with the press on several fronts, hinting at a potential overhaul of the White House briefings while sparring anew with reporters and publications that crossed them.

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Obama aide Rhodes claims they built ‘echo chamber’ to sell Iran deal

Top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes asserted that the administration’s foreign policy team built an “echo chamber” of experts to help sell the controversial Iran nuclear deal. Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes made the comments as part of an extensive profile in The New York Times Magazine. The article detailed how Rhodes’ “war room” worked to influence Capitol Hill lawmakers and reporters as the details of the Iranian nuclear deal were being hammered out in negotiations.

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Obama faces Dem fury over newly released trade deal

Obama faced deep skepticism from fellow Democrats over the hard-fought Pacific Rim trade deal after it was released early Thursday morning, with critics calling it a “job-killing” agreement as the administration argued it’s an economic win. The Trans Pacific Partnership, after spending months under wraps, was posted online Thursday morning. The debate over the deal has cut across party lines, with Obama enjoying some support from Republicans yet facing fierce resistance from congressional Democrats.

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US Navy to send warship near disputed islands claimed by China

Odummer, you fool, so you want to huff and puff again, showing how tough you think you are. The U.S. Navy plans to send a ship to within 12 nautical miles of disputed islands in the South China Sea, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News — in an apparent challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims.

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Kerry planning Mideast visit as US faces pressure to calm violence in Israel

The Obama administration is under pressure to help calm the growing violence in Israel which has some warning of a third intifada, as Israel’s military steps up its response to deadly Palestinian attacks by deploying hundreds of troops.

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US under new pressure to absorb Syrian refugees as Europe faces crisis

Well, Europe, you created this mess, by becoming socialists, and taking in all those immigrants. Now that you are overwhelmed, you want to dump them off on the US. Close your damn borders and ship them back. Your leaders sat on their asses instead of taking on ISIS, so now you cry the blues. Typical dumbass politicians.

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McCain wants to know why ISIS member tied to capture of US hostage not extradited

Sen John McCain is demanding to know why a suspected ISIS member, who allegedly was “complicit” in the capture of American hostage Kayla Mueller, was handed over to Kurdish authorities instead of being extradited to the U.S. for trial. Nasrin As’ad Ibrahim, commonly known as Umm Sayyaf, was caught on May 15 during an operation by U.S. forces that killed her husband, Abu Sayyaf – a key Islamic State leader in charge of the group’s oil and gas operations in eastern Syria – along with 11 other jihadists.

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Republicans fuming over UN voting on Iran deal before Congress

Just more proof of what an arrogant ass Odummer really is. He continues to insult the American people, and its allies. Republicans are fuming that the Obama administration is asking the U.N. Security Council to endorse the newly struck Iran nuclear deal before Congress gets a chance to have its say.

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Republicans look to deliver blow against ObamaCare tax

Despite the recent Supreme Court ruling upholding ObamaCare subsidies, opponents of the law remain poised to strike a key blow against another component of the health care overhaul in a matter of months.

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Obama to be first sitting president to visit federal prison

It’s just too damn bad, they don’t keep him. Obama is set to tour Oklahoma’s El Reno Correctional Institution on Thursday, becoming the first sitting president to visit a federal prison, the White House said last week.

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