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CNN Reporter Spars with Earnest
on IRS Emails: Like Saying
‘Dog Ate My Homework’

Mediaite, by Matt Wilstein

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Posted By:Drive, 6/24/2014 2:47:48 PM

Josh Earnest once again faced some tough questioning from reporters on his second day as White House press secretary Tuesday, this time about missing emails tied to the IRS targeting scandal. CNN’s Jim Acosta confronted Earnest about the lack of evidence, which to him sounded like “the dog ate my homework” excuse. “On the face of it, it doesn’t sound credible,” Acosta said. Earnest pushed back, saying, “If you listen solely to the arguments that are offered up by Republicans, you might have reason to question their credibility.” Despite the alleged failure of Lois Lerner’s hard drive, Earnest highlighted that

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 6/24/2014 2:58:01 PM     (No. 9898141)

Earnest T. Bass offers up the "I´m rubber, you´re glue" defense.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: shamus, 6/24/2014 3:02:18 PM     (No. 9898148)

Baghdad Bob

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 6/24/2014 3:16:41 PM     (No. 9898159)

Stop "sparring" with this administration and kick them where it hurts.

Twisting everything into "Republicans at fault" "Republicans perpetrating conspiracies" is tiresome nonsense, and no one believes it. Those that say they do, know better and seek to obfuscate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: droopydog, 6/24/2014 3:48:00 PM     (No. 9898182)

No, CNN, it´s not like "the dog ate my homework". That´s kind of a funny thing that lazy kid might say. The IRS business, however, is a mortal threat to our nation and our constitution.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NancyD, 6/24/2014 4:18:38 PM     (No. 9898205)

CNN´s Acosta must have been reading Lucianne, because that is the line one of our fellow LDotter´s wrote early this morning...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: franq, 6/24/2014 6:27:59 PM     (No. 9898335)

Josh(ing) Earnest(ly), living up to his name.

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