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Latest Jay Carney Items
The White House on Thursday defended Vice President Joseph R. Biden's rhetoric that more Americans will be raped and killed if Republican lawmakers reject part of President Obama's jobs bill that would pay for more police officers on the street.
The White House deployed first lady Michelle Obama Wednesday in the president's campaign to promote his jobs bill, as the administration pressured Republican senators to approve incentives for businesses to hire more veterans.
President Obama has taken nearly every opportunity lately to express support for the "Occupy Wall Street" protesters, but he failed to meet with some of the activists when he had the chance on his Southern bus trip.
Railing against Republicans, President Obama on Monday pushed for a jobs package that Congress is splintering into pieces, as the White House predicted the Senate would start taking votes very soon. Mr. Obama pressed lawmakers to act first on sending aid to states to hire teachers and other workers.
One day soon, someone will write a book titled "The Stumbling, Bumbling, One-Term Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama." It will be a best-seller - off the nonfiction shelf, of course.
After a six-month respite from fights over federal funding of abortion, House Republicans are revisiting the battle with a bill aimed at severing all ties between President Obama's health care law and insuring, performing or obtaining abortions.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said the Obama administration "believes very strongly that taxpayers deserve to know" how special interests spend money in politics. Mr. Carney said taxpayers want to know "how they're spending their money, and how ... they're spending in terms of political campaigns."
The White House is criticizing House GOP Majority Leader Eric Cantor's description of Wall Street protesters as a "mob," saying the activists compare favorably with the tea party movement.
Mitt Romney vowed Friday to push back against proposed cuts to defense spending.