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Watch Jay Carney Dodge Approximately One Billion Scandal-Related Questions at His Daily Press Briefing

Days like today, when there are about three different “scandals” brewing simultaneously, are especially tough days for the White House Press Secretary to take questions from the media. “Jay’s job today is to duck, dodge, dance and defer,” former Bush 43 press secretary Ari Fleischer said on Twitter, referring to current press secretary Jay Carney. “That’s about all he can do.” And, indeed, that’s about all Carney did do — over, and over, and over again, until everyone got hungry and left. 

Watch Jay Carney Dodge Questions