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Topic - Joshua Earnest
President Obama won't stop using his executive power because of the threat of a lawsuit by House Republican leaders, White House Press Secretary Joshua Earnest said Thursday.
The White House prodded skeptical House Republican leaders to reauthorize the Export-Import Banks, noting that conservative icon President Ronald Reagan backed the program that supports American exports.
The Obama administration again shifted its explanation Tuesday for failing to notify Congress about the deal to gain the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, saying it couldn't divulge "operational details" of the secret military mission without risking the lives of U.S. soldiers who conducted the exchange.
The White House said Tuesday the number of administration officials who knew in advance about the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was smaller than the 80 or 90 officials claimed by some lawmakers briefed on the case.
The White House defended Monday President Obama's decision to use a high-profile Rose Garden event to announce the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, in spite of the soldier's well-known status inside the government as a possible deserter.
White House press secretary Jay Carney is resigning, to be replaced by deputy press secretary Joshua Earnest, President Obama announced Friday.
The White House defended President Obama's decision Friday to spend the weekend on vacation in an ultra-exclusive resort in the Florida Keys while the economy remains weak and the showdown with Russia over Ukraine demands his attention.
The White House said Thursday that President Obama's next budget will drop an offer to accept lower cost-of-living increases in Social Security benefits through the so-called "chained" consumer price index.
In another sign of the Obama administration's troubled Syria policy, the White House said Wednesday the U.S. and Britain have suspended all non-lethal aid to northern Syria after rebels linked to al Qaeda seized American equipment intended for moderate opposition groups.
John Podesta, an outspoken opponent of the Keystone XL pipeline, won't advise President Obama on the project when he starts his job next month as presidential counselor, the White House said Wednesday.
The White House confirmed Wednesday that the U.S. has suspended all non-lethal assistance in northern Syria after rebels aligned with al Qaeda seized the headquarters and warehouses belonging to the opposition's Supreme Military Council.
The Obama administration said Monday it has no plans to withdraw financial aid from Egypt after violence over the weekend killed more than 70 supporters of its ousted president.
The Obama administration on Thursday defended its secret seizure of the phone records of millions of U.S. citizens as part of counterterrorism efforts, while privacy advocates blasted the move as illegal and a debate erupted in Congress over the intended scope of a key surveillance law.
The White House Wednesday dodged questions about whether President Obama was trying to send a pointed message by appointing the first woman ever to head the Secret Service, an agency still struggling to recover from a high-profile sex scandal.
President Obama's spokesman said the White House is closely watching a hunger strike by terrorist detainees at the facility at Guantanamo Bay and remains committed to closing the prison.
White House press secretary Joshua Earnest said Wednesday that there has not been a "single shred of evidence that's been presented" to raise concerns about the conduct of anyone working in the new political office.
"Because of the flexibility that has been demonstrated by this administration, a willingness to work with Democrats and Republicans at the state level as they implement this law, we see that this law has had enormous benefits for this country already and those benefits are only going to increase in the years ahead," he said.