"I don't sit around just talking to experts because this is a college seminar, we talk to these folks because they potentially have the best answers, so I know whose ass to kick." VIDEO: Obama: Helen Thomas'
PRESIDENT OBAMA: "The truth is, no matter how hard you work, you won’t necessarily ace every class or succeed in every job. There will be times when you screw up, when you hurt the people you love, when you stray from your most deeply held values. And when that happens, it’s the easiest thing in the world to start looking around for someone
In the opening of ABC's "World News," anchor Dianne Sawyer says Helen Thomas retired because of "age and outrage." No mention of her anti-Semitic remark. DIANE SAWYER, ANCHOR: "Retiring Helen Thomas, dean of White House correspondents resigns amid a debate about age and outrage." VIDEO:
Bill Fleckenstein says we are going to have a difficult job in creating jobs due to money-printing schemes.
"Obviously those remarks do not reflect the opinion, certainly, I assume, of most of the people in here, and certainly not of the administration," White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said.
“This will be contained,” Obama said from the Cabinet Room this afternoon, “There is going to be damage done to the Gulf Coast, and there is going to be economic damages that we've got to make sure B.P. is responsible for and compensates people for. But the one thing I'm absolutely confident about is that, as we have before, we
NBC's Andrea Mitchell depressed Helen Thomas' career comes to an end.
"Here is an article from the Washington Post, it says "Some national unions made a decision a few months ago, that they wanted to make Senator Blanche Lincoln the quote "poster child" for what happens when a Democrat crosses them. This is about using you and manipulating your votes. If you want to be Arkansas's advocate, vote for somebody who wi
"How about just tracking down every single person who said drill baby drill and putting them all in prison. Why don’t we do that?"
Congressman Weiner says that all BP employees with British accents are lying to the American people.
Rabbi David Nesenoff, who interviewed Helen Thomas, says he wasn't surprised to hear his comments because he thought this is something she has said before. The Rabbi says stay tuned to his website (www.rabbilive.com) for part two of the video.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) says President Obama "will look good" after this mess is cleaned up.
Rep. Nikki Haley denies extramarital affairs in race to replace Mark Sanford.
Former Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer: "Could you imagine if somebody said all blacks should go home to Africa?"
CBS Chief Legal Correspondent Jan Crawford: "It goes to the week they've had. Their reaction has been to push back so strongly on allegations, as they would put it, that she's a liberal. Like there's something wrong with that, like it's a smear to say their nominee is a liberal. And I think that suggests one of two things. Number one they're eit