On whether Obama still smokes: Thinks the president would call his battle to quit “a lifelong struggle.”
On the U.S. housing detainees: Says Obama hasn’t decided, wouldn’t do anything to threaten U.S. security.
On Rev. Wright’s “Jew” comments: “I haven’t talked to (Obama) about these comments. I don’t have any comment about it.”
UN Ambassador Susan Rice kicks off the briefing to discuss North Korea.