Do’h! White House ‘forgets’ slain agent’s name
Even after a reporter repeated the name at least three times, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney drew a blank when speaking today about the Border Patrol agent killed during the Obama administration’s “Fast & Furious” gunwalking operation.
At the White House press briefing today, ABC’s Jake Tapper made three mentions of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry’s family.
“The family of Brian Terry, the slain Border Patrol agent at whose murder were at least two of these guns were found, they disagree with your characterization about these investigations. They say that the attorney general’s refusal to fully disclose the documents associated with ‘Fast & Furious’ and President Obama’s assertion of executive privilege serves to compound this tragedy. It denies the Terry family and the American people the truth, that’s the statement from the family lawyer.”
Carney responded by deflecting some of the blame onto the George W. Bush administration.
Then he forgot the name of the Border Patrol agent who lost his life during the scandal.