As President Obama quietly signed a bill to dump further disclosure requirements for congressional and senior executive branch staffers, his former staffers were looking to ring the cash register. Leveraging their access to the Obama Administration, these Corporate Democrats have found a way to triangulate some loot – buckraking.
|By: DSWright Thursday April 18, 2013 11:27 am|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday February 25, 2013 11:30 am|
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs appeared in his new role as MSNBC contributor on Sunday and acknowledged it was official policy within the administration of President Barack Obama to not acknowledge the existence of a drone program.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Tuesday October 23, 2012 5:00 pm|
It is sixteen year-old Abdulrahman al-Awlaki’s fault that he had a father who was a Muslim extremist. He should not have been born to this man if he wanted to live to see his seventeenth birthday.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday September 24, 2012 9:17 am|
This Wednesday at 11am there will be a pre-trial hearing in DC Superior Court to determine whether Choi can offer a defense of selective prosecution by the government, and First Amendment protection for his right of free speech.
Former Obama Press Secretary Robert Gibbs had been avoiding subpoenas, but over the weekend he was served at his son’s baseball game. Last week the Department of Justice accepted service for Valerie Jarrett, Senior Adviser to the President.
|By: Jon Walker Monday July 9, 2012 12:35 pm|
This weekend on CNN Robert Gibbs, a surrogate for President Obama, said Obama was 100 percent committed to letting the Bush tax cuts expire for those making above $250,000 a year. Given Obama’s track record on his tax related campaign promises, I have a tough time believing his team on this issue, and I’m likely not alone.
|By: Blue Texan Monday October 24, 2011 10:30 am|
These wingnuts are absolutely convinced that human life begins at conception, but when it comes to global warming and Obama’s citizenship — we just can’t be sure.
|By: emptywheel Thursday April 28, 2011 1:35 pm|
It’s the hippies’ fault, apparently, and not that of the traditional press (or even the cable news channels) themselves.
|By: Jim White Friday February 11, 2011 12:32 pm|
President Obama just delivered remarks on the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. A transcript will be posted when available. In the meantime, here is Robert Gibbs with a press briefing, as streamed live by the White House.
|By: emptywheel Wednesday February 2, 2011 2:10 pm|
I don’t know what the press corps thinks they will accomplish with more public opportunities to question the Administration about what’s going on.
|By: emptywheel Sunday January 30, 2011 12:30 pm|
When Gibbs said we would be reviewing our aid to Egypt, he may have meant it was a general plan to review aid, without the possibility that we’d withdraw that aid. It’s possible it was meant to be a generalized, empty threat. But it sure seems like Hillary is saying that any review of aid is not one that will result in Egypt losing that aid.