White House press secretary Jay Carney says President Barack Obama apologized to California's attorney general for the distraction his comment on her looks has created. Carney says Obama did not want to diminish Harris' accomplishments.
Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked to respond to columnist George Will on Monday. Will said over the weekend that he refused to take Carney "seriously." Carney said that although George Will was extraordinarily wrong about the election, he will continue to take him seriously.
Lawmakers are pushing for tougher U.S. financial restrictions on North Korea even as the U.N. Security Council moves closer to a new resolution tightening international sanctions in response to Pyongyang's latest nuclear test.
There is a rule in Politics 2013 that's evident in the flap about a White House aide's maybe threatening or not threatening Washington Post veteran reporter Bob Woodward. The rule: The more superficial the brouhaha the bigger its impact.
"That's part of the job, they're working on the the budget," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said today. He said that he expects the budget to be out by March even though the budget is already over a month late.
The President is engaged in an effort to pass items on his agenda. And outside organizations that support his agenda ... administration officials can meet with them, including the President. But the fact of the matter is this is an independent organization that's supporting an agenda
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