Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:15 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. I don’t actually have any announcements at the top, but — Q: Thank you. (Laughter.) MR. EARNEST: But because today marks my last briefing, I hope you’ll indulge me a couple of personal thoughts before I go to your questions. As … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:50 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Happy Friday. TGIF, for one last time. Q: Friday, the 13th. MR. EARNEST: That’s good luck. Let me do one, quick announcement before we get to your questions. Today the White House is hosting a transition exercise with current and perspective … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:37 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Nice to see you all. Before we get started, I did want to call to your attention an announcement that was made briefly by the U.S. government earlier this morning. The United States, this morning, at the WTO, the World Trade … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:11 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: After last night’s late arrival, we’re moving a little slower than usual today. So appreciate your patience. I do not have any statements at the top, Josh, so we can go straight to questions if you want to kick us off. Q: Sure, thanks, … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Chicago, Illinois MR. EARNEST: Before we get started, all of you may have seen that the President spent some time in the hangar that houses Air Force One, before we took off. But while he was there, the President was able to speak to all the members of the Presidential … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:46 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Happy Monday. I do not have any announcements at the top so we can go straight to your questions. Darlene, would you like to go first? Q: Thank you. So over the weekend, Donald Trump’s chief of staff said the President-elect … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:55 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Happy Friday, everybody. Nice to see you all. Before we get started, as you might judge from the monitors behind, we got a couple things we want to do at the top before we get started. As all of you saw this morning, today … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:24 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Don’t all answer at once. (Laughter.) Q: Good afternoon. MR. EARNEST: I do not have comments at the top, so we can go straight to your questions. Josh, would you like to start? Q: Sure. Thanks, Josh. So some of our … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 12:43 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Nice to see you all. I do not have any comments at the start, so we can go straight to your questions. Darlene, would you like to start? Q: Yeah, thanks. Would you give us a brief oral readout of the … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest

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James S. Brady Press Briefing Room **Please see below for corrections, marked with an asterisk. 1:20 P.M. EST MR. EARNEST: Good afternoon, everybody. Happy New Year. Hope you all got some quality time with your families over the last couple of weeks. I know the President did while he was in Hawaii, and I hope … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest