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Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest en route Burlington, VT
The White House ^ | March 30, 2012

Posted on 03/30/2012 5:12:04 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Q  Jay said yesterday that the President thought Solicitor General Verrilli had done a good job in the arguments.  Did he listen to those himself, the audio of that?

MR. EARNEST:  Has the President heard the audio?

Q  Yes.

MR. EARNEST:  I’m not sure if the President himself has heard the audio.

Q  As a constitutional law professor, is he not sort of interested in that on two fronts?

MR. EARNEST:  There are many reasons why the President is interested in it. The President has been following them in the news reports and has gotten specific briefings from our legal staff at the White House.  And I feel confident in saying that the President shares the opinion of our White House staff that Mr. Verrilli did a terrific job in representing the interests of the government for the Supreme Court, but also representing the interests of the 2.5 million young adults who have health insurance coverage through their parent’s plan because of the Affordable Care Act.  And Mr. Verrilli effectively was an advocate for the 50 million Americans who have access to free preventative coverage -- or free preventative services through their private insurance coverage because of the Affordable Care Act.  That’s essentially the role that Mr. Verrilli was charged with and everyone at the White House was pleased with his performance.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Vermont
KEYWORDS: media; obamacare

1 posted on 03/30/2012 5:12:12 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Why won’t one of these reporters call BS when they see it?

Don’t answer, I know.


2 posted on 03/30/2012 5:23:20 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

A regime spokesman with the name Josh Earnest?????? Given the varlet’s sole purpose in life, that can’t be his name but rather is his job description, itself a childish, unfunny oxymoron conjured by some pimple-faced troll somewhere in the rat warrens of the EOB.


3 posted on 03/30/2012 5:45:34 PM PDT by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Josh Earnest reminds me of the following:

Dr. Sidney Freidman [speaking about Frank Burns, who is being held hostage by guest star John Ritter]:

"One of the best in the business, a terrific doctor, and a great human being ..."

4 posted on 03/30/2012 5:59:29 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

As a constitutional law professor...

Aaaaaggghhhhh!!!!

5 posted on 03/30/2012 7:24:07 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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