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Obama, Harper to call on 1 reporter each


 

Wow. It’s not as if there’s anything to ask them about…. Egypt? Border Security deal? Pick one and hope the other guys ask the other.

So reports Politico:

President Obama and Canada’s prime minister will call on just two reporters at their “joint press availability” Friday afternoon, according to the White House.

Reporters have complained that Obama has evaded them all week so he doesn’t have to talk about his handling of Egypt’s political crisis. On Wednesday, press secretary Robert Gibbs dismissed their concerns by saying, “I think you’ll get a chance likely to talk to the president later in the week when Prime Minister Harper is here.”

But White House spokesman Tommy Vietor says Obama and Stephen Harper plan to call on just one reporter each.

“We always want more questions,” David Jackson, the president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, said in an e-mail. “We wish the president would take more questions about Egypt and the economy.”


 
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  1. Canadians are only interested in one thing….the fine print on this deal….but we won't be getting any answers from Harper

  2. Canadians are only interested in one thing….the fine print on this deal….but we won't be getting any answers from Harper

  3. I have a comment for every blog and I speak for all Canadians…

    Wow, Canadians sure are a bunch of idiots.

  4. I have a comment for every blog and I speak for all Canadians…

    Wow, Canadians sure are a bunch of idiots.

    • Shouldn't you be studying? Kids these days….

      • Shouldn't you be napping? Senior citizens these days….

  5. Shouldn't you be studying? Kids these days….

  6. The US reporters won't be happy, but this is a big break through on the Canadian side! A reporter will get to ask a question! A whole question!

  7. The US reporters won't be happy, but this is a big break through on the Canadian side! A reporter will get to ask a question! A whole question!

    • I do hope it's not Bob Fife.

      • I hope it is. Bob has balls, unlike many in the gallery.

        • Ahh we were forgetting that all-important ingredient. Balls

          • Men are evil!

        • Turns out Brian Lilley is covering it for Sun News. Does he have them?

          • Fife is along and making a fine case for increased perimeter security.

          • And the winner is – Bob Fife!!! 'Is this a threat to our sovereignty'? – absolutely not says Harper. Well played, gentlemen.

          • A place in the Senate awaits

  8. I do hope it's not Bob Fife.

  9. Shouldn't you be napping? Senior citizens these days….

  10. Eventually you'l be the one that gets tired, hon.

  11. I hope it is. Bob has balls, unlike many in the gallery.

  12. Ahh we were forgetting that all-important ingredient. Balls

  13. The fact the you never get tired of pointless, content-free bickering is not really an accomplishment to be bragging on…

  14. The fact the you never get tired of pointless, content-free bickering is not really an accomplishment to be bragging on…

    • Ahh I might have known it was you.

      Perhaps if people stuck to topics and didn't concern themselves with individual posters?

      • My comments all feature one thing; my name.

        Can't help you out with the identity of your tribute artist.

  15. I'm getting that air tight plastic wall absorbing feeling. Does this expand the no-fly list? I understand that the Canadian border was created in the first place to protect us from Americans. It's Fuddle Duddle, if you ask me.

  16. I'm getting that air tight plastic wall absorbing feeling. Does this expand the no-fly list? I understand that the Canadian border was created in the first place to protect us from Americans. It's Fuddle Duddle, if you ask me.

  17. Ahh I might have known it was you.

    Perhaps if people stuck to topics and didn't concern themselves with individual posters?

  18. Eventually you will be called to lunch, they may even have jello!

  19. Eventually you will be called to lunch, they may even have jello!

  20. Turns out Brian Lilley is covering it for Sun News. Does he have them?

  21. My comments all feature one thing; my name.

    Can't help you out with the identity of your tribute artist.

  22. Men are evil!

  23. 10 bucks says Harper calls on an American reporter and Obama calls on a Canadian reporter

  24. 10 bucks says Harper calls on an American reporter and Obama calls on a Canadian reporter

    • So the Canadian reporter will ask about Egypt and the Amercian reporter will ask about Egypt?

  25. So the Canadian reporter will ask about Egypt and the Amercian reporter will ask about Egypt?

  26. Fife is along and making a fine case for increased perimeter security.

  27. Emily, I'm concerned for you. Do all these responses to your own comments indicate that you're hearing voices?

  28. Emily, I'm concerned for you. Do all these responses to your own comments indicate that you're hearing voices?

  29. And the winner is – Bob Fife!!! 'Is this a threat to our sovereignty'? – absolutely not says Harper. Well played, gentlemen.

  30. A place in the Senate awaits

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