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Women losing coverage under Obamacare, too
Topic - Jay Carney
The White House said Tuesday that President Obama will not send lethal military equipment to Ukraine, even as the new pro-Western government in Kiev began a counteroffensive to recapture ground in eastern Ukraine that had been occupied by pro-Russian militia forces.
The White House was caught flat-footed this week when a skeptical press challenged both its "women earn 77 cents on the dollar" meme and the White House's own "88 cents of the dollar" reality.
Secretary of State John Kerry agreed Monday to meet with top diplomats from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union in a new push to calm tensions in eastern Ukraine, as the White House threatened further sanctions if Moscow intervenes.
President Obama is asking employers this week to pay men and women equally, while the White House Monday tried to defend Mr. Obama's record of paying female staffers only 88 percent of what men earn.
The White House warned Russia Monday against trying to claim more territory in Ukraine "overtly or covertly" and suggested that pro-Russian demonstrators who seized government buildings in three Ukrainian cities over the weekend were paid by Moscow.
While stressing it's too early to speculate on the cause of Wednesday's deadly shooting at Fort Hood, the White House said there is "work that remains to be done" to ensure the nation's veterans have the care and treatment they need.
The White House on Thursday denied that the U.S. government secretly built a covert social network in Cuba designed to push citizens there toward dissent.
The federal Obamacare website began the final day of open enrollment Monday the same way the website launched in October — with a glitch that prevented consumers from enrolling.
White House press secretary Jay Carney refuted reports Tuesday that he's interested in the job as the next U.S. ambassador to Russia.
The measure, which passed both the House and Senate this week, would redirect the about $18 million in public funds each convention received in 2012 to the National Institutes of Health for grants to pediatric research.
The White House doesn't believe that Obamacare played a role in David Jolly's special election victory in Florida on Tuesday.
Zach Galifianakis brought the ferns, and President Barack Obama opened a new avenue of presidential communication.
President Obama pitched his health care reform law on actor Zack Galifianakis' Internet parody show because broadcast news and newspapers no longer dominate the media landscape, the White House said Tuesday.
George W. Bush has a fan in the Obama White House — at least when it comes to the former president's newest hobby.
President Obama has admitted to smoking weed and cigarettes in years past, but he's never puffed on an electronic cigarette.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said the U.S. and its 7th Fleet stood ready to assist, including the USS Bonhomme Richard, which was in the region.
"We're not considering lethal assistance," Mr. Carney said. "Our focus is on continuing to put pressure on Russia so that it understands that the international community is united when it comes to support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity."