WH Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Stands By "Professional Left" Comments

Comments:  | Leave A Comment

PD*26334073

Speaking publicly for the first time since he disparaged the “professional left,” White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said he stands by his comments, has no plans to resign and that he fully expects progressive voters to go to the polls in 2010.

“I don’t plan on leaving and there is no truth to the rumor that I’ve added an inflatable exit to my office,” the press secretary said during Wednesday’s briefing, referencing the recent incident in which a Jet Blue flight attendant bolted his plane in frustration.

Taking the podium after a day off to tend to a sore throat, Gibbs said he has not reached out to any Democrats to discuss his remarks, in which he chastised liberals for wanting to “eliminate the Pentagon” and pursue Canadian-style health care reform. Nor, he added, has he talked to the president about the matter.

Does he stand by the comments? “Yes,” he replied.

Click here to read more at The Huff Post

RELATED STORIES:

VIDEO: Black Reporter Spars With Robert Gibbs Over State Dinner

GOP Leading Obama In Sample 2012 Election Poll

Click here to view photos of this week’s hottest news stories:


Join the Conversation! Share on Facebook!

Tags: » »

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus