White House 'reloading' with new press hires
July 23rd, 2014
10:38 AM ET
10 months ago

White House 'reloading' with new press hires

Washington (CNN) - The Obama administration Wednesday announced Eric Schultz as its pick for the new principal deputy press secretary.

Schultz will now be the number two White House spokesman behind the new Press Secretary, Josh Earnest.


Filed under: Josh Earnest • White House
June 16th, 2014
03:19 PM ET
11 months ago

White House: Lerner emails lost in computer crash

(CNN) – A top White House official blamed a computer crash for the disappearance of emails from embattled former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, echoing the explanation the agency gave Congress last week for the two years' worth of missing subpoenaed correspondence.

"I think it's entirely reasonable. And it's fact," incoming White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters aboard Air Force One Monday.


Filed under: Darrell Issa • IRS • Josh Earnest
White House press secretary Jay Carney leaving
May 30th, 2014
02:10 PM ET
12 months ago

White House press secretary Jay Carney leaving

(CNN) - Jay Carney is stepping down as White House press secretary, President Barack Obama announced on Friday.

Carney said he'd leave in mid June.


Filed under: Jay Carney • Josh Earnest • White House