- Is Jay Carney losing it? Carney Mimics and Sneers at ABC News’ Jonathan Karl During Daily Briefing…Also Amusing: Axelrod has the audacity to suggest that reporters aren’t digging enough on the Obamacare story. [LINK]
Mediaite: Jay Carney Mimics and Sneers at ABC News’ Jonathan Karl During Daily Briefing
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has become increasingly animated and explicit in his pushback against some reporters, and at Monday’s daily briefing that trend continued with a lively exchange in which Carney openly mocked and mimicked ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl.
Along with Fox News’ Ed Henry, Karl has been on the receiving end of some vociferous pushback from Carney these past months, but that dynamic evolved into open contempt Monday, as Karl attempted to catch President Obama in an inconsistency regarding Healthcare.gov, the troubled portal for Obamacare. Several weeks ago, the President spoke about the law, and Karl keyed in on this passage: