Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Says He Was Told ‘Not To Acknowledge Existence’ Of Drones Program

Appearing on MSNBC, Robert Gibbs, Barack Obama’s press secretary for much of his first term, on the administration’s concern with keeping drone killings out of public knowledge: “When I went through the process of becoming press secretary, one of the first things they told me was, you’re not even to acknowledge the drone program. You’re not even to discuss that it exists.”

3 Comments on "Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Says He Was Told ‘Not To Acknowledge Existence’ Of Drones Program"

  1. Uhh, it’s news that the Press Secretary is a position occupied by lying sacks of beltway scum? Come on, folks, we should know better by now.

  2. All WH Press Secretaries lie. The Reagan administration came up with the term (drumroll, please) Disinformation. It was used to describe a series of lie tactics against Libya.

  3. BuzzCoastin | Mar 1, 2013 at 7:09 pm |

    it’s better if you watch it with the sound off

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