Josh Earnest

Jason Kander vows consequences for those who deny people the vote.
Donald Trump points to Russian-aligned Wikileaks to counter the U.S. intelligence community’s analysis that Russia helped him win the election.
Josh Earnest lamented Republican gridlock in the Senate over the Supreme Court nominee.
“So you’re telling me that the candidate who snorted his way through the first two debates is accusing the other candidate of taking drugs?”
President Obama announced his plans today to expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii. This would make the Marine Reserve the largest in the world.
Offices were closed in Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia.
Admiral Michael Rogers has quite a task afoot, as Director of the National Security Agency and the military's Cyber Command Mission Force. Speaking at a luncheon organised by retired Captain Kevin Wensing, Admiral Rogers said that the agency will eventually contain 6200 dedicated computer personnel split into 133 teams.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama met with President Barack Obama today. This is the fourth time, since holding office that President Obama has met with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The Denver Broncos, including Peyton Manning who was ideally positioned just behind Obama and thus appeared in most photographs, spent a day there with many team members meeting Wounded Warrior Vets.
While Congress has all but ignored the White House administration's formal request for $1.9 billion in funding to control, prevent, and combat the Zika virus, the CDC and NHIAID have gone full speed ahead in its research to stop the virus.
According to the White House, on 4 February 2016 the much debated Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, TPP, is due to be signed in New Zealand, at a Trade Minister level. However, in the United States, the Agreement is yet to be passed by Congress.