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  • Gibbs: 'We're not running against George W. Bush'

    08/16/2011 6:37:15 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 16 replies
    Gibbs: 'We're not running against George W. Bush' By Michael O'Brien - 08/16/11 08:24 AM ET President Obama's reelection campaign isn't running against the specter of former President George W. Bush, said a top voice for the president's 2012 campaign. Robert Gibbs, the former White House press secretary-turned-campaign surrogate, accused the field of Republican presidential candidates of reviving the policies that caused the current economic difficulties. But that doesn't mean the Obama campaign's running against Bush, Gibbs maintained. "We're not running against George W. Bush," he said on MSNBC, explaining that it's just many of the policies of Bush "But...
  • Robert Gibbs Doesn't Take Birther Bait In Sarah Palin's Egypt Remarks

    02/10/2011 11:40:21 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 22 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 02/09/2011 | Tommy Christopher
    Apparently, Lawrence O'Donnell isn't the only one who needs a Sarah Palin translator. At Wednesday's White House briefing, I asked Robert Gibbs if he thought Palin's remarks to CBN, in which she suggested President Obama doesn't know “what America stands for,” were a dog-whistle to the Birther movement, questioning the President's American-ness, and if this [...]...posted using frpa
  • Watch Media Toadies help Gibbs Avoid Question on Obama BC

    02/09/2011 5:56:03 PM PST · by wistful · 19 replies · 1+ views
    TrueblueNZ ^ | 02/09/11 | Redbaiter
    Yesterday, Lester Kinsolving, WND’s correspondent at the White House Press briefing, asked the following question: “What does the President think of the move of 20% of the states to require presidential candidates to prove with documentation their natural born citizenship status in order to be on the president ballot in those states?” Robert Gibbs, Obama’s Press Secretary refused to answer the question and successfully brushed it aside. Gibbs has always been an obsequious untrustworthy toady. His behaviour in this case is not unexpected. What is really disgraceful is the behaviour of the White House Press corp. Our mainstream media reporters...
  • Gibbs is quiet on call to Mubarak

    02/03/2011 2:53:02 PM PST · by ColdOne · 8 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 02/03/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs suggested Thursday that President Obama has asked Hosni Mubarak to resign as president of Egypt now, though he didn’t say it outright. Here’s the exchange from the gaggle with reporters aboard Air Force One: Question: “Does the administration want Mubarak to step down now?” Gibbs: “I’d refer you to my answer on that yesterday. I think the – I’m not going to get into the private conversations that the President has had with President Mubarak. “The time for transition, as the president said, is now.
  • ’Now means yesterday,’ U.S. says of push to get Mubarak to quit

    02/03/2011 2:09:15 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 47 replies
    Globe & Mail ^ | Feb 2, 2011 | PAUL KORING
    Hosni Mubarak needs to quit now, an increasingly frustrated Washington demanded as President Barack Obama struggled to contain a worsening Egyptian crisis that threatens to spread across the Arab world. “Now means yesterday,” spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday
  • W.H. 'deplores' new Egypt violence

    02/02/2011 10:48:20 AM PST · by ColdOne · 15 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 02/02/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs released this statement Wednesday morning on the violent clashes with protesters in Egypt, hours after President Obama called for restraint: "The United States deplores and condemns the violence that is taking place in Egypt, and we are deeply concerned about attacks on the media and peaceful demonstrators. We repeat our strong call for restraint."
  • Gibbs: Obama Q&A on Friday

    02/02/2011 10:53:07 AM PST · by ColdOne · 10 replies
    Politico44 ^ | :02/02/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    President Obama will probably take questions from reporters on Friday, after walling himself off from the press corps’s questions about his handling of the political crisis in Egypt, press secretary Robert Gibbs said. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is scheduled to visit the White House on Friday; normally when a head of state visits, Obama will make a statement to reporters. "I think you'll get a chance likely to talk to the president later in the week, when Prime Minister Harper's here," Gibbs told reporters on Wednesday.
  • Gibbs signals U.S. wants Mubarak out now

    02/02/2011 11:04:04 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 40 replies
    MSNBC ^ | Feb. 2, 2011 | M. Alex Johnson
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says President Barack Obama's delivered a "frank" directive to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak yesterday that he must begin the transition to a new government now. "The message that the president delivered clearly to President Mubarak was that the time for change had come," Gibbs said in the daily White House briefing.
  • White House hardens line on Egypt (they had a line?)

    01/28/2011 1:28:07 PM PST · by markomalley · 17 replies
    WaPo ^ | 1/28/11 | Greg Sargent
    The White House has been struggling to strike a balance between showing support for a key ally, Hosni Mubarak, while also showing support for freedom and democracy, but now the White House seems to be coming down harder in support of the protestors. At the press briefing just now, Robert Gibbs conspicuously declined to answer directly when asked if the President stands by Mubarak, saying only: "We're monitoring a very fluid situation." Gibbs also repeatedly called on security personnel in Egypt to "refrain from violence," and insisted that the "legitimate grievences that have fested for quite some time in Egypt...
  • Gibbs: Obama still hasn't called Egyptian leader as protests rage

    01/28/2011 1:25:31 PM PST · by markomalley · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/28/11 | Sam Youngman
    The administration tried to strike a cautious balance Friday between backing a longtime U.S. ally and supporting pro-democracy demonstrators as violent protests against the regime in Egypt spiraled out of control. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs called for restraint in Egypt as protesters there continue to square off with government forces. Gibbs said President Obama still has not spoken with endangered Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who has ruled the country for nearly 30 years, but he said U.S. officials have been communicating to Egyptian officials American displeasure with the situation. "We have throughout the process, our ambassador and others...
  • D'OH: Gibbs Unsure If Obama Has Spoken To World Leaders About Egypt (video)

    01/28/2011 12:46:31 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 29 replies · 1+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | January 28, 2011 | RealClearPolitics
    The answer seems to be 'no.' "I don't have an up -- an updated list of calls," White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told the press when asked if President Obama has spoken to any world leaders about the deteriorating situation in Egypt.
  • Gibbs demanded Hu take questions

    01/20/2011 12:34:45 PM PST · by ColdOne · 9 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 01/20/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs sought to ally himself with the reporters who cover him on Thursday as he confirmed that a condition for Hu Jintao visiting the White House was that the Chinese president would have to answer to American reporters. "I was very clear in the planning of this that we would have a press conference and that the press conference would include questions from you guys," Gibbs tells his press corps. "We were clear that's what they understood [would happen] if they came." Asked if the White House got any resistance on that, Gibbs said no....
  • Some question pep rally atmosphere at Obama speech (Robert Gibbs approved)

    01/13/2011 6:39:50 PM PST · by markomalley · 32 replies
    AP ^ | 1/13/11 | GILLIAN FLACCUS and BOB CHRISTIE
    What was billed as a memorial for victims of the Arizona shooting rampage turned into a rollicking rally, leaving some conservative commentators wondering whether President Barack Obama's speech was a scripted political event. Not so, insisted the White House and host University of Arizona. Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs said Thursday he and other aides didn't expect the president's remarks at the school's basketball arena to receive as much rousing applause as it did. Gibbs said the crowd's response, at times cheering and shouting, was understandable.
  • White House Says It Wasn't Responsible for Picking Rowdy Basketball Arena for Arizona Memorial..

    01/13/2011 4:41:10 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 107 replies
    White House Says It Wasn't Responsible for Picking Rowdy Basketball Arena for Arizona Memorial Service Thursday, January 13, 2011 By Fred Lucas Washington (CNSNews.com) – White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Thursday that the White Houes was not responsible for choosing a basketball arena, as opposed to a church or a smaller auditorium that might be more conducive to a solemn event, for Wednesday's night's memorial service in Tucson, Ariz. The McKale Memorial Center, an athletics facility at the University of Arizona, was packed with a reported 14,000 people, who repeatedly broke out in cheers and screams of a...
  • Gibbs likes idea of no sides at SOTU

    01/13/2011 11:28:58 AM PST · by ColdOne · 65 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 01/13/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs expressed tepid approval on Thursday for Sen. Mark Udall’s idea that the parties sit together, not separate, during President Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 25. “I haven't had an opportunity to talk to some folks around here on that. It's an interesting idea,” Gibbs told reporters on Thursday. “Maybe not having a physical aisle separate us would be a good thing as we talk about the state of our union, and that's everybody. That's not one side or the other. That's everyone.”
  • New chief of staff says he did not push Robert Gibbs out of White House

    01/07/2011 10:04:16 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 16 replies
    New chief of staff says he did not push Robert Gibbs out of White House By Sam Youngman - 01/07/11 12:17 PM ET Bill Daley, President Obama's new chief of staff, said Friday that reports he pushed press secretary Robert Gibbs out of the White House are untrue. A story in the London Telegraph, which was also linked on the Drudge Report, said Daley would not come to work if Gibbs was allowed to stay in the White House as a chief adviser. But Daley said in a statement that Gibbs's name "never, ever came up once in any discussion...
  • President Obama, Robert Gibbs, and the public sector pay debate

    01/06/2011 8:04:41 AM PST · by freespirited · 9 replies
    Wapo ^ | 01/06/11 | Ed O'Keefe
    When President Obama thanked Robert Gibbs for his service on Wednesday, he suggested it made sense for his outgoing press secretary to want to go earn big money. "He's had a six-year stretch now where basically he's been going 24/7 with relatively modest pay," Obama told the New York Times. But at a time of persistent unemployment and a sagging economy, Obama's comments begged a question: Is a six-figure government salary really "relatively modest"? Opponents may see his thoughts on pay as red meat for the growing fight regarding public sector compensation. Mayors, governors and lawmakers of both parties are...
  • Gibbs to stick with Obama 'forever'

    01/06/2011 9:41:10 AM PST · by ColdOne · 43 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 01/06/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says he will never leave President Obama's circle, even if he's stepping down from his official post as his spokesman. "I may leave the White House, but I'm not going to leave being a member of Barack Obama’s team," he said on MSNBC's "Daily Rundown" on Thursday. "I will be that forever."
  • Gibbs: indefinite detention of terrorists regrettable

    12/26/2010 10:05:27 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 67 replies · 23+ views
    Gibbs: indefinite detention of terrorists regrettable White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Sunday that it was unfortunate that some terrorist suspects at Guantanamo Bay need to be held indefinitely without trial. "Some would be tried in federal courts, as we've seen done in the past. Some would be tried in military commissions, likely spending the rest of their lives in a maximum security prison that nobody, including terrorists, have ever escaped from. Some, regrettably, will have to be indefinitely detained," Gibbs said on CNN's "State of the Union" as he described Obama's beleaguered plan for closing Guantanamo. The press...
  • Gibbs: Republicans are accountable now

    12/26/2010 6:52:33 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 49 replies · 4+ views
    Gibbs: Republicans are accountable now By: CNN's Gabriella Schwarz (CNN) - With significant Republican gains in the U.S. House and Senate and a new session of Congress around the corner, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said the Republican Party now has more responsibility to govern. "There was a responsibility of government that I think the Republicans got in the November elections and they began to understand that responsibility a little bit more in this lame duck session than they had in the previous, quite frankly, 18 months or so," Gibbs said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union." He...
  • Gibbs seeks help from Stewart

    12/21/2010 10:00:05 AM PST · by Blue Turtle · 11 replies
    Robert Gibbs, President Obama’s press secretary, told reporters on Tuesday that he hopes the Comedy Central host can persuade enough Republican senators to vote for a 9/11 health bill so it can head to the president’s desk. Stewart has dedicated lengthy segments on “The Daily Show” to the legislation that would help the first responders on Sept. 11.
  • Gibbs clarifies Biden's forecast

    12/20/2010 1:50:56 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies · 2+ views
    Gibbs clarifies Biden's forecast By MATT NEGRIN | 12/20/10 1:38 PM Updated: 12/20/10 1:59 PM White House press secretary Robert Gibbs sought to clear up Vice President Biden’s comments on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan on Monday, arguing that the rebuilding nation will follow a similar path that Iraq did. Biden said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that “we’re going to be totally out of there come hell or high water by 2014.” What Biden meant to say, Gibbs argued, was that the “combat role” in Afghanistan would end by 2014. “I would point you to what was decided...
  • Gibbs calls START treaty delay 'a new low'

    12/15/2010 10:16:45 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/15/10 12:31 PM ET | Sam Youngman
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on Wednesday blasted Republican opposition to the New START Treaty, calling it a "new low in putting political stunts ahead of our national security." Sen. Jim DeMint's (R-S.C.) call to read the entire treaty on the Senate floor in an effort to delay the ratification was described by Gibbs as "the height of hypocrisy." "While some express concern that the Senate doesn’t have time to debate the treaty, Sen. DeMint wants to waste 12 hours to read the text of a treaty that has been available to every member of the Senate and the...
  • WH: Health care case does not create uncertainty (Obama is King and does not care what courts say?)

    12/13/2010 1:27:52 PM PST · by bestintxas · 7 replies
    wash examiner ^ | 12/13/10
    The White House says it disagrees with a Virginia judge's ruling declaring a key provision of President Barack Obama's health care law unconstitutional. But officials say it does not create uncertainty about the implementation of the law's provisions. "Our belief is that when all the legal wrangling is done, this is something that will be upheld," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said. White House health reform director Nancy-Ann DeParle said that while the Virginia judge ruled against the law, the administration is encouraged by two other federal judges that have upheld the law. U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson rejected...
  • NYT: White House advisors totally surprised by Obama-Clinton press conference

    12/10/2010 6:46:45 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 360 replies · 12+ views
    Hot Air ^ | DECEMBER 10, 2010 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Oh, I’ll bet they were. Say what you will about Axe, Gibbsy, and the rest of the crew, but I’d like to think they have the basic political common sense to avoid photo ops where the president has to skip out after a minute or two to go eat gingerbread cookies. I’d like to think The One had the same basic political common sense, but … we learn something new every day, don’t we? The leader of the free world and the ex-leader wandered a deserted hallway, past the offices of the senior advisers, only to discover the door...
  • Obama snuffs out the cigarette

    12/09/2010 12:41:04 PM PST · by ColdOne · 98 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 12/09/10 | CAROL E. LEE
    President Obama has all but quit smoking, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Thursday after the surgeon general issued a report on the health risks of tobacco as part of the administration’s anti-smoking campaign.
  • Gibbs Is a Window Into the Obama Psyche

    12/02/2010 6:00:21 PM PST · by lancer256 · 17 replies
    davidlimbaugh.com ^ | 12/02/10 | david limbaugh
    If White House press secretaries are windows to the presidential mindset, Robert Gibbs continues to reflect President Obama in an unpresidential light. Here the entire nation is in an uproar over the release of stolen U.S. State Department documents by WikiLeaks bad boy Julian Assange, and how does the White House respond? Well, it does not respond through President Obama himself, who prefers to reserve his bully pulpit for weightier matters, such as the arrest of his friend Henry Gates by Cambridge, Mass., police. Instead, he trots out the ever-snarky Gibbs to present the administration's position. Or maybe Gibbs trotted...
  • Gibbs: Obama not “scared” of Wikileaks

    12/01/2010 3:03:48 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 26 replies
    Hot Air ^ | DECEMBER 1, 2010 | ED MORRISSEY
    Greg Hengler scoffs at the explanation given by Robert Gibbs as to why Barack Obama has not yet personally responded to the Wikileaks exposure, but I think Obama may be playing it smart by keeping his mouth shut. Put aside, for the moment, the trouble Obama generated for himself when wading into law enforcement matters without informing himself of the salient facts. This is a question of punching below the weight of POTUS, and the legitimacy it lends to Julian Assange:
  • White House: Clinton didn't order diplomats to spy (Gibbs: Secretary Clinton is doing a great job)

    12/01/2010 9:58:17 AM PST · by FTJM · 19 replies
    AP via Google ^ | 12/1/10 | Staff
    President Obama's spokesman is labeling as "ridiculous" an assertion by the founder of WikiLeaks that Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton should resign if she was involved in asking U.S. diplomats to gather intelligence at the United Nations. In an online interview with Time magazine from an undisclosed location, founder Julian Assange on Tuesday called on Mrs. Clinton to resign "if it can be shown that she was responsible for ordering U.S. diplomatic figures to engage in espionage in the United Nations" in violation of international agreements. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said Wednesday that Mr. Assange's statements "are...
  • 'Gibbs Has Been a Huge Problem for the Administration'

    11/19/2010 11:35:32 AM PST · by JesseWatters · 52 replies
    White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has scaled back his on-camera daily briefing schedule compared to last year and also has only given 10 of them in October and November combined. His last and only on-camera briefing at the White House this month was November 4. Gibbs had one briefing in front of cameras on the president's recent Asia trip that included a couple of other senior advisers also answering questions.
  • Robert Gibbs Fights For Press Freedom (To Access Photo Op)

    11/08/2010 12:00:04 PM PST · by Kartographer · 8 replies
    NPR ^ | 11/8/10 | Frank James
    According to the U.S. reporter who witnessed Gibbs' fight on behalf of what is being called the "White House 8" said the press secretary, at one point, literally had his foot in the door as the Indian security official tried hard to close it. Gibbs angrily asked if the official was trying to break his foot. It was only after Gibbs threatened to pull Obama from the meeting did the Indian officials relent. (This is not the first time Gibbs has made such a threat on a foreign trip.)
  • Gibbs on Health Care: ‘Nothing’ From Election Suggests People Want Repeal

    11/05/2010 1:50:42 PM PDT · by kingattax · 78 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 4, 2010 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    Speaking at the daily White House press briefing, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs suggested that Americans do not want to repeal health care legislation, and said he thinks Republican attempts to do so won’t make it out of Congress.
  • White House: ‘Don’t Read Anything Into’ Obama’s Use or Omission of 'Creator' When Quoting

    10/27/2010 9:20:49 AM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 10/27/10 | Fred Lucas
    Washington – No one should “read anything into" the fact that President Barack Obama repeatedly left out the word “Creator” when quoting the Declaration of Independence, nor should they read anything into the fact that he began using the word after the White House was questioned about the omission, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Tuesday. Gibbs did not say whether press reports about the omission prompted Obama to start using the term. The Declaration of Independence says “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed
  • White House: ‘Don’t Read Anything Into’ Obama’s Use or Omission of 'Creator' When Quoting DOI

    10/27/2010 5:50:52 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 30 replies
    CNS News ^ | October 26, 2010 | Fred Lucas
    Washington (CNSNews.com) – No one should “read anything into" the fact that President Barack Obama repeatedly left out the word “Creator” when quoting the Declaration of Independence, nor should they read anything into the fact that he began using the word after the White House was questioned about the omission, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Tuesday. Gibbs did not say whether press reports about the omission prompted Obama to start using the term. The Declaration of Independence says “We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator...
  • Fox's Carlson Catches Gibbs In A Naked Lie--Asks 6 Times If Obama Will Credit Bush

    09/01/2010 7:30:17 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 83 replies · 2+ views
    youtube.com ^ | August 1, 2010 | youtube.com
    Click here to watch this priceless Gibbs Lying Video
  • Robert Gibbs at It Again

    07/13/2010 7:01:54 PM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 15 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 13 July 2010 | Peter Wehner
    One way in which press secretary Robert Gibbs resembles his boss, the president, is that the weaker the case they have, the more petulant and smug they both become. We saw that behavior play out again yesterday, when Gibbs was asked about the recess appointment of Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees approximately one third of all health-care spending in the United States.Dr. Berwick is controversial because he has spoken as a besotted lover of the British health-care system. “I am romantic about the National Health Service,” he said in 2008, referring to...
  • Reporter Reveals: Gibbs Privately Scolded Press for Asking Too Many BP Questions

    05/25/2010 4:23:04 PM PDT · by Pacothecat · 45 replies · 2,909+ views
    Reporter Reveals: Gibbs Privately Scolded Press for Asking Too Many BP Questions http://www.breitbart.tv/reporter-reveals-gibbs-privately-scolded-press-for-asking-too-many-bp-questions/ Naked Emperor News
  • Gibbs gives it to Fox reporter

    As a Fox reporter brings up criticism likening the administration's response to [the Gulf oil spill] to President Bush's reaction to Hurricane Katrina, Gibbs launches into a tirade on Fox News for bringing former FEMA Director Michael Brown on the air to discuss the accusation that the Obama White House purposefully leaked the oil to walk back environmental and offshore drilling policies. "You should call headquarters, my friend," Gibbs says to the Fox reporter, asking him to talk with the person who decides which guests to book. "Your network put on the former FEMA director to make an accusation that...
  • BREAKING -- Gibbs: Obama cancels his trip to Indonesia (Slip Sliding Away)

    03/18/2010 10:10:51 AM PDT · by Rational Thought · 165 replies · 5,678+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 03/18/2010 | Chris Frates
    BREAKING -- Gibbs: Obama cancels his trip to Indonesia White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said President Obama will postpone his trip to Indonesia until June.
  • Robert Gibbs Can't Answer the Question When Asked About 'Deem and Pass' (Video)

    03/16/2010 2:55:10 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 6 replies · 485+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 3/16/10 | HAP
    Simple questions about how they plan to pass health care reform gets filibustered by Robert Gibbs, "There's going to be a vote on health-care reform this week. You're going to know where people are on health-care reform." he said repeatedly..(Video)
  • Gibbs Dismisses Slaughter Critics as Playing 'Legislative Process Game'

    03/16/2010 2:29:49 PM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 40 replies · 1,160+ views
    The Hill ^ | 03/16/10 | Sam Youngman
    There will be no doubt where lawmakers stand after the dust clears on healthcare, said White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, who dismissed the controversy over the so-called Slaughter Solution Tuesday. Republicans are crying foul over a proposed rule that would allow for House passage of the Senate healthcare bill without an actual up-or-down vote. Gibbs called the complaints "a legislative process game."
  • Obama: The American People Don't Want Us to Consider Polls of the American People

    03/15/2010 1:21:30 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 51 replies · 1,701+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | MARCH 15, 2010 | Philip Klein
    President Obama made another stop on his health care road show in Strongsville, Ohio this afternoon, making the rather odd case that the American people don't want their representatives to look at polls measuring what people want. Wrapping up his speech, Obama said: “The American people want to know if it’s still possible for Washington to look out for their interests. For their future. So what they’re looking for is some courage. They’re waiting for us to act. They’re waiting for us to lead. They don’t want us putting our finger out to the wind. They don’t want us reading...
  • Robert Gibbs and the Sestak Stonewall

    03/13/2010 5:25:30 AM PST · by gusopol3 · 30 replies · 2,208+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 13, 2010 | Byron York
    At Friday's White House briefing, press secretary Robert Gibbs was asked, for the fifth time in less than three weeks, about Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak's charge that the White House offered Sestak a high-ranking job if Sestak would drop his challenge to Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter in Pennsylvania. And for the fifth time, Gibbs refused to answer the question of whether the White House offered a bribe to protect the fortunes of a key political ally.
  • Gibbs Mocks Palin And Writes Shopping List On Hand

    02/09/2010 11:22:58 AM PST · by Karma Police · 116 replies · 2,710+ views
    Talking Points Memo ^ | February 9, 2010 | Christina Bellantoni
    White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs flashed his hand at the White House press corps to jab former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Among the things he'd written in dark pen were "eggs, milk, bread," Gibbs said. This was, of course, a reference to Palin's notes she wrote on her hand during the question-and-answer portion of her address to the Tea Party Nation this weekend in Nashville. As the reporters in the room laughed, Gibbs added that he'd also written down "hope and change."
  • Gibbs: Limbaugh's Haiti comments 'really stupid'

    01/14/2010 12:44:57 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 83 replies · 4,287+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 14, 2010
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is firing back at Rush Limbaugh after the conservative talk radio host urged people not to donate to relief efforts in Haiti. Spokesman Robert Gibbs says there are always people who say "really stupid things" during a crisis. He says it's sad that Limbaugh would use the power of his pulpit to convince people not to assist those in need.
  • Robert Gibbs Responds To Climategate: "Global Warming Is Happening...Not In Dispute Anymore" (Video)

    11/30/2009 11:46:07 AM PST · by Talkradio03 · 62 replies · 1,900+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 11/30/09 | talkradio03
    Robert Gibbs continues the hoax of Climate change inside the bubble of Obama Adm. lies when asked about Climategate from Foxnews Major Garrett (Video)
  • Caption Bobby Gibbs

    10/20/2009 8:59:48 AM PDT · by Dewey Revoltnow · 17 replies · 1,136+ views