Friday Briefing


At the WH, Carney refuses to address “circumstances” of Al-Awlaki’s death. That and questions on the Jobs Act and Pakistan top the PressSec’s agenda.

Carney refuses to address “circumstances” of Al-Awlaki’s death, citizenship issue – “not going to acknowledge or concede or accept premises embedded in questions” about legal implications of killing.

Cannot identify source confirming death of Al-Awlaki. Says, “I don’t have any information” on reported death of Samir Kahn.

Remains “confident Congress will move” on Jobs Act, confirms no Democrats co-sponsoring the bill and/but adds, “I don’t know of any Democrat who doesn’t support” AJA.

On Senate, “You can’t name a post office without 60 votes these days.”

Related Topics: Jay Carney, White House, News

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