Accuracy in Media

Obama Press Sec Incorrectly Claims Trump Adviser Never Served in Government

Josh Earnest, former press secretary for former President Barack Obama, made an erroneous claim on an on-air panel discussion for MSNBC on Thursday. In a discussion on the brief Nikki Haley-Larry Kudlow disagreement over the Trump administration’s sanctions on Russia, Earnest made the following claim about Kudlow, Trump’s newest economic advisor: “I certainly can’t speak […]

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White House: Video Edit Wouldn’t Happen Here

Dang, talk about shade/throwing the State Department under the bus! White House press secretary Josh Earnest said a decision at the State Department to selectively edit out a portion of the press briefing dealing with the Iran nuclear deal would never happen on his watch. “I feel quite confident in saying that no one would […]

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White House Denies it Duped Media to Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

The White House is in full damage control mode after deputy national security adviser for strategic communications Ben Rhodes told the New York Times magazine that he used the media and “beltway insiders” to create an “echo chamber” to sell the Iran nuclear deal to the public. On Friday White House press secretary Josh Earnest […]

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White House Falsely Claims Obama is the “Most Popular Politician in America” [Video]

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed Thursday that President Obama is the “most popular politician in America.” Earnest made that claim in response to a reporter’s question about whether the ongoing battle for the Democratic presidential nomination between Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will be an impediment to gaining ground on GOP […]

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April 2018

4/19/2018 - Obama Press Sec Incorrectly Claims Trump Adviser Never Served in Government

March 2017

3/28/2017 - Former Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest Joins NBC News, MSNBC as Political Analyst

July 2016

7/1/2016 - Painful to Watch: White House Struggles to Defend Meeting between Bill Clinton, Loretta Lynch

June 2016

6/28/2016 - White House: Benghazi Panel’s Findings are “Political Fantasizing” and Full of “Conspiracy Theories”

6/3/2016 - White House: Video Edit Wouldn’t Happen Here

May 2016

5/10/2016 - White House Accepts Facebook’s Explanation on Censoring Conservative News

5/10/2016 - White House Denies it Duped Media to Sell Iran Nuclear Deal

5/6/2016 - White House Falsely Claims Obama is the “Most Popular Politician in America” [Video]

April 2016

4/29/2016 - White House Won’t Comment on Women Draft Question

March 2016

3/18/2016 - Pot Calling Kettle Black? Obama White House says GW Bush Admin was Not Transparent

3/9/2016 - Obama White House: Low Number of Ex-Gitmo Detainees Returning to Battle

February 2016

2/1/2016 - Huh? White House believes Hillary Clinton Won’t be Indicted

December 2015

12/17/2015 - WATCH: White House says Assad could Stay in Power, if Syrian People want Him to

12/11/2015 - White House Stumped, Can’t Point to One Shooting where Gun Control Laws would’ve Stopped It

12/8/2015 - White House Blames GOP for Disunity after San Bernardino Attack

12/4/2015 - White House: “It’s Hard Work” to Counter ISIS Online

November 2015

11/7/2015 - White House: Nothing Wrong after Hillary Clinton’s NDA Story Breaks

11/1/2015 - Defense Officials are Sure Obama will Put More Boots on the Ground

October 2015

10/16/2015 - Hillary Clinton’s Flip-Flop on TPP Trade Deal Noted by the Obama White House

10/9/2015 - No Comment from the Obama White House on Hillary Clinton’s TPP Flip Flop

10/7/2015 - White House Claims Putin is Playing Checkers, Not Chess, in Foreign Policy Moves

September 2015

9/25/2015 - White House Claims Russians Want to Meet with Obama

9/13/2015 - Is America Winning the War on ISIS? White House Can’t Be Sure

August 2015

8/29/2015 - WATCH: White House Spokesman still hasn’t Watched the Planned Parenthood Videos

8/25/2015 - WATCH: White House’s Josh Earnest Trapped on Question of Obama Supporting Biden over Hillary

July 2015

7/30/2015 - White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Admits to “Merely Repeating” Planned Parenthood Talking Points [Video]

7/23/2015 - WATCH: Obama White House Close to Officially Closing Guantanamo Bay

7/21/2015 - WATCH: White House Spokesman Avoided Focusing Press Conference on Planned Parenthood Controversy

June 2015

6/18/2015 - WATCH: White House says Obama’s Red Line in Play with Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons

6/18/2015 - VIDEO: White House Blames Iraq for the Rise of ISIS

May 2015

5/23/2015 - Obama White House not keen on Patriot Act lapsing

April 2015

4/25/2015 - WATCH: White House Blames “Conservative Authors” for Fueling Clinton Foundation Scandal

4/24/2015 - VIDEO: White House Won’t Say if Hillary Clinton Broke Disclosure Guidelines that Obama Set

March 2015

3/28/2015 - VIDEO: Obama White House won’t say if Obama Respects Netanyahu like Putin

3/24/2015 - VIDEO: White House Offended by Israel, but Don’t Care for Iran’s “Death to America” Chants

3/10/2015 - White House: Oops, Obama did E-mail Hillary Clinton after all

3/10/2015 - VIDEO: White House says Hillary Clinton “owns” the E-mail Scandal

3/7/2015 - Obama learned about the Hillary Clinton E-mails Scandal from the Newspaper

3/4/2015 - White House Struggles to Defend Hillary Clinton’s Secret E-mails

February 2015

2/11/2015 - Obama White House thinks Global Warming is more Dangerous than Terrorism

January 2015

1/29/2015 - White House Spokesman Fails to Call Taliban a Terrorist Group [Video]

December 2014

12/3/2014 - CNN Mocks White House Over Unqualified Ambassadorial Appointments [Video]

November 2014

11/7/2014 - White House Spin on Midterm Elections Stuns Reporters [Video]

September 2014

9/26/2014 - Journalists Complain About White House Meddling With Their Reports on Obama

9/10/2014 - White House Press Secretary Gets Four Pinocchio’s for “JV” Spin

July 2014

7/14/2014 - White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Favors CNN for News [Video]