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Fox News’ Ed Henry Walks Out of White House Briefing After Jay Carney Ignores Him Twice
by Tommy Christopher | 9:38 pm, October 11th, 2013


At Wednesday’s impromptu press conference, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney gave President Obama a list of reporters to call on that did not include a single television reporter. During Friday afternoon’s late-starting daily briefing, Carney went deep into the briefing without calling on Fox News’ Ed Henry, and ignored Henry’s attempts to ask a question until Henry finally gave up, walking out of the briefing’s final minutes.

Carney’s snub of TV reporters Wednesday followed recent sharp exchanges with some TV reporters, particularly Ed Henry, whom Carney repeatedly posed as a partisan opponent. At Friday afternoon’s long-delayed briefing, Carney had gone through every TV reporter when Ed Henry began to ask his question. He got out “Jay…” before Carney called on The Chicago Tribune‘s Christi Parsons, and as she asked her question, Henry could be seen shaking his head.

Henry tried again on the next question, and when Carney ignored him again, Henry smiled, got up, and walked out.

While Fox News hasn’t always gotten a question at presidential press conferences, this was the first time in memory that a Fox News reporter wasn’t called on at a daily briefing.

Here’s the video, from The White House:
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