Tag: Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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WH Spox Denies Obama Louisiana Visit Is a Response to Trump

Monday at the White House press briefing when a reporter asked if the White House scheduled a visit in response to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s visit to the flooded areas in Louisiana, press secretary Josh Earnest said, “Of course

Wednesday after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump mispronounced Tanzania during …

WH Spox Mocks Trump’s Pronunciation of Tanzania

Wednesday after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump mispronounced Tanzania during his speech on foreign policy at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., White House press secretary Josh Earnest reacted to the flub by joking, “Apparently, the phonetics are not included

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White House: Israel Showed Bad Manners in Canceled Trip

Politico reports: The White House chided Israel on Tuesday for the way it canceled a meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it would have been “good manners” for Israeli officials to tell the White House directly.