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WH Press Secretary Bellyflops When Questioned About Thumbs Down on ENDA Exec Order

I haven’t seen such complete #FAIL at the podium for the White House Press Secretary since Robert Gibbs was up there bobbing and weaving over “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” questions from Kerry Eleveld, formerly of The Advocate. Now it was Jay Carney’s turn to look like a jack@ss trying to explain why the President refused to sign an executive order that would bar workplace discrimination by federal contractors — protecting LGBT workers who are now able to be fired simply because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
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Advocate Reporter Kerry Eleveld Grills Robert Gibbs On DADT

LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God. (4 years ago)

AmericaBlog's Joe Sudbay directs us to this clip of Advocate reporter Kerry Eleveld questioning White House press secretary Robert Gibbs about the president's plans regarding DADT. Gibbs responds that the president will be "actively... Read Post

Army Secretary Nominee McHugh Favors “Changing” DADT, per Gibbs

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (5 years ago)

Kerry Eleveld of the Advocate, continuing to question White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs directly about LGBT issues, asked Tuesday if a review of the DADT policy was something President Obama took into consideration in choosin... Read Post

Obama's new Army Secretary supports changing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

US Politics / Liberal : AmericaBlog.com (5 years ago)

Well, here's some good news, via Kerry Eleveld at the Advocate. At today's White House press briefing, Kerry asked Robert Gibbs about the nomination of Rep. John McHugh (R-NY), who Obama picked to be Secretary of the Army today. McH... Read Post


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