Accuracy in Media

Jay Carney: White House Will Cooperate With “Legitimate” Congressional Oversight Regarding Benghazi [Video]

White House press secretary Jay Carney, showing his disapproval of the creation of a new House Select committee to investigate events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Benghazi in 2012, told reporters on Monday that the Obama administration would cooperate with “legitimate oversight” from Congress: I haven’t seen an investigation. I’ve seen a lot of rhetoric, I’ve […]

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Reports: Jay Carney to Exit White House

According to reports in The Daily Caller and Mediaite, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney is preparing to leave the White House this spring. Carney first came to the White House in 2008 as Director of Communications for Vice-President Joe Biden, and was named to his current post in 2011, succeeding Robert Gibbs. In his […]

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CBS News’ Major Garrett Presses White House on Backing Away from Obamacare Enrollment Goal [Video]

At Monday’s press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney tried to gloss over the administration’s backpedaling from their previously stated goal of 7-million enrollees in Obamacare by the end of March, in response to a question from CBS News’ White House correspondent Major Garrett. Carney told Garrett that the administration’s 7-million estimate was  actually […]

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CBS’s Sharyl Attkisson: Obama Administration Knew in 2010 That Millions Would Lose Company Provided Insurance [Video]

CBS News’ Sharyl Attkisson reported on Tuesday that the Obama administration knew three years ago that millions of Americans would lose their employer-provided health insurance once Obamacare took effect: We’ve learned that the government estimated all along that millions of workers will be dropped from their employee insurance under the Affordable Care Act and, for […]

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Jay Carney: “Communications Are Challenging Here” [Video]

White House press secretary Jay Carney admitted during Tuesday’s daily press briefing that “communications are challenging here,” as he struggled once again to defend the disastrous Obamacare website rollout. Carney’s admission came during an exchange with Fox News’ Ed Henry: Henry:  Jay, obviously the words the President said three years ago have been picked over […]

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October 2014

10/27/2014 - Jay Carney: Obama Doesn’t Watch Cable News—“Voracious” Reader of Print [Video]

September 2014

9/15/2014 - Carney Tells the Truth—“It’s Not Going To Be A Good Year for Democrats” [Video]

9/10/2014 - Former White House Spox Jay Carney Joins CNN as Political Commentator

July 2014

7/7/2014 - Jay Carney’s Parting Shot: Press Takes a “Shallow Approach”

May 2014

5/20/2014 - Obama Learned About VA Hospital Scandal from the News [Video]

5/6/2014 - Jay Carney: White House Will Cooperate With “Legitimate” Congressional Oversight Regarding Benghazi [Video]

March 2014

3/17/2014 - Reports: Jay Carney to Exit White House

January 2014

1/7/2014 - CBS News’ Major Garrett Presses White House on Backing Away from Obamacare Enrollment Goal [Video]

November 2013

11/27/2013 - CBS’s Sharyl Attkisson: Obama Administration Knew in 2010 That Millions Would Lose Company Provided Insurance [Video]

11/6/2013 - Jay Carney: “Communications Are Challenging Here” [Video]

11/1/2013 - White House Press Secretary Carney: Obamacare Website Has been Functional “It’s Just been Poorly Functional” [Video]

October 2013

10/22/2013 - Piers Morgan Grills Jay Carney Over Obamacare Website Failure [Video]

July 2013

7/24/2013 - Jay Carney: Obama Focused on Economy, Not “Phony Scandals” [Video]

7/10/2013 - Cat Fight on the Left Over “Fake IRS Scandal”

June 2013

6/25/2013 - Despite New Revelations, IRS Scandal is Still a Scandal

6/24/2013 - Artful Dodger? Jay Carney Has Avoided Answering Nearly 10,000 Questions Since 2011

6/13/2013 - Media Downplay Their Conflicts of Interest

May 2013

5/27/2013 - Left Tries to Redefine IRS Scandal

5/24/2013 - Jay Carney Admits White House Criticism is “Legitimate” [Video]

5/22/2013 - Jay Carney Accuses GOP of Politicizing Scandals—Brings Up Birtherism [Video]

5/22/2013 - IRS Scandal Reaches the White House

5/17/2013 - Chris Matthews Grills Carney—Even the Bush Administration Conducted Leak Investigations in Public [Video]

5/14/2013 - Fortune Teller Jay Carney Said in 2006 that He Wouldn’t be a Very Good Press Secretary [Video]

March 2013

3/6/2013 - Sequester Bluster: WaPo Fact Checker Gives Obama Four Pinocchios

September 2012

9/19/2012 - Jay Carney Gets Amnesia Over His 2008 Column Criticizing Obama [Video]

April 2012

4/20/2012 - Mutually Assured Dogstruction

December 2011

12/25/2011 - Jay Carney’s “Nastygrams” Strain White House Press Relations

October 2011

10/30/2011 - WH Chief of Staff: Obama Administration’s First Three Years Have Been “Brutal”

10/11/2011 - Jay Carney: Don’t listen to what the President says, figure out what he means

10/6/2011 - White House Press Secretary Doesn’t Think Reporters are Tough Enough

September 2011

9/16/2011 - White House: Solyndra Exec’s Visit Was for Charitable Purposes

9/7/2011 - White House Refuses to Disavow Teamsters President Hoffa’s ‘SOB ‘ Comments

9/3/2011 - W.H. Press Secretary Carney Admits He “Had A Lot to Learn” When He Began Job

August 2011

8/5/2011 - ABC’s Jake Tapper Nails Jay Carney on Obama’s Job Creation Plans

July 2011

7/29/2011 - Van Susteren Calls Carney “Petty;” Says White House Needs to “Give It A Rest”

7/28/2011 - Round Two: White House Spox Carney Goes After Fox’s Henry Again

7/27/2011 - White House’s Carney Loses Patience, Turns on Press Corps

June 2011

6/30/2011 - Carney is the White House’s Non-Answer Man

May 2011

5/8/2011 - Carney Brings Down the White House