CNN turning too?
***UPDATE: NBC’s senior White House correspondent joined the chorus Wednesday. On his MSNBC show, “The Daily Rundown,” Chuck Todd looked into the camera and said, “Attention White House: Release all the emails.” The headline has been updated to add NBC.
Assuming they are the ones who leaked to CNN an email written by Ben Rhoades (a Deputy National Security Advisor close to the President), the White House might have been [...]
BLOOMBERG TV TO INTERVIEW PRESIDENT OBAMA
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President Obama sits down with Bloomberg White House correspondent Julianna Goldman at the White House today for his first television interview since the election. Airing at 12:30 pm ET, Goldman and the president will discuss the fiscal cliff – now just four weeks away.
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(CBS News) National Journal White House correspondent Major Garrett said there has been no debate in Washington since the ’90s about gun control, and that President Obama has expanded access to guns since he was elected.
“We haven’t had a huge heated discussion in a very long time,” Garrett said Monday on “CBS This Morning.”
He said the president signed a bill into law about credit card consumer protections that included a [...]
On Friday evening, over 20 people collapsed at a campaign event for President Obama in Roanoke, Virginia, Joel Gehrke reported at theWashington Examiner.
According to CBS News White House correspondent Mark Knoller, Obama told supporters there were “paralegals” available to help those who felt weak from the heat.
“Catching his mistake,” Knoller tweeted, Obama corrected himself and told the crowd, “you don’t need lawyers.”
“Yes, we do need lawyers to help US opt out of Ocare [...]
It turns out there’s another side to Joe Williams, the White House Correspondent and former college football player who recently parted ways withPolitico. On May 24 of this year, he plead guilty to second degree assault against his ex-wife, paid a $200 fine and received six months of probation. His probation ends on November 24, 2012. Other charges he plead out include disorderly conduct and affray (i.e. a public order offense [...]
As part of its Easter Egg Roll festivities, the White House is conducting a basketball clinic for kids featuring pro players. Have a look the ball being used, as Tweeted by ABC White House Correspondent Jake Tapper.
Apparently, the basketball lesson doesn’t include instruction in humility.
Last Wednesday in the White House briefing room, the administration’s press secretary, Jay Carney, opened on a somber note, citing the deaths of Marie Colvin and Anthony Shadid, two reporters who had died “in order to bring truth” while reporting in Syria.
Jake Tapper, the White House correspondent for ABC News, pointed out that the administration had lauded brave reporting in distant lands more than once and then asked, “How [...]
Tonight, October 11th at 8pm ET, Bloomberg Television will present the first economic debate of the primary season, presented by Bloomberg and The Washington Post in partnership with WBIN-TV and host Dartmouth College.
With the nation facing sustained high unemployment as well as concern over deficits, weak growth and a possible double-dip recession, the Bloomberg/Washington Post debate will devote the entire program to a substantive exploration of the candidates’ specific plans [...]
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At today’s White House press briefing WorldNetDaily White House correspondent Lester Kinsolving asked Jay Carney if President Obama is “certain” that Hillary Clinton won’t primary him. This comes after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Obama has moved to the right because he has no primary opponent.
Carney said the White House is pretty certain Clinton won’t challenge Obama, however he tells Kinsolving “you’ll [...]
I know this will be surprising to everyone, but the president has gone golfing.
Having clearly had enough of the solitude of Camp David, where he and the family were making a rare weekend sojourn, the president choppered early this morning directly to Andrews and headed straight to the Air Force base golf course. Not clear whether Michelle in the girls are still at Camp David [...]
Can you imagine David Cameron enjoying a round of golf on Remembrance Sunday? It would be inconceivable for the British Prime Minister to do so, and not just because of the usually dire weather at that time of the year. Above all, it would be viewed as an act of extremely bad taste on a day when the nation remembers and mourns her war dead. I [...]
The dream of a re-pairing between Matt Lauer and Katie Couric is dead.
“We certainly spoke about the possibility,” Lauer said at a news conference following Meredith Vieira’s announcement that she will exit NBC’s “Today,” according to USA Today. “But it turned into just talk, and that’s where we left it. It’s not going to happen.”
Also read: Meredith Vieira Announces ‘Today’ Exit; Ann Curry to Replace Her
Couric’s leaving “CBS [...]
Scott Pelley, one the most experienced reporters in broadcast journalism, has been named anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News,” it was announced Tuesday by CBS News Chairman and “60 Minutes” Executive Producer Jeff Fager and David Rhodes, the President of CBS News. The appointment to the broadcast, to be re-named the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley,” is effective on June [...]
Katie Couric is contemplating a move to ABC as she prepares to end her five-year run as the “CBS Evening News” anchor, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Couric, 54, is expected to announce this week that she will leave the show and hasn’t made a final decision about her future, said the people, who weren’t authorized to speak publicly. Her contract with CBS ends June 4.
Both NBC and [...]
In what he thought was a private chat with campaign donors Thursday evening, President Obama offered the most revealing behind-the-scenes account to date of his budget negotiations with GOP leaders last week.
CBS Radio News White House correspondent Mark Knoller listened in to an audio feed of Mr. Obama’s conversation with donors after other reporters traveling with the president had left the room.
In the candid [...]
Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said that Libya did not pose a threat to the United States before the U.S. began its military campaign against the North African country.
On “This Week,” ABC News’ Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper asked Gates, “Do you think Libya posed an actual or imminent threat to the United States?”
“No, no,” Gates said in a joint appearance with Secretary of State [...]