Thursday Briefing

Reuters
Reuters

Topping the PressSec’s agenda: what the admin. is looking for in the GOP debates.

Carney says President’s team watching Republican talkers to hear their economic proposal, says they “look awfully similar to the ones that got us into this mess.”

PressSec calls Ross a “remarkable contributor to this administration.”

Carney on Keystone XL: “The president has great confidence in the secretary of state, and he has confidence in a process that will take into account the criteria that he publicly said were very important.”

Gives no specifics on new round of sanctions on Iran, says admin. continuing to work with China and Russia on the issue.

Says President wasn’t witness to Texas topper’s brain freeze: “When I spoke with him this morning, he had not seen any of the debate.”

Related Topics: Daily Briefing, Jay Carney, 2012 Elections, News, The Page, White House

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