White House Daily Briefing

Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including U.S. strategy in Iraq following the… read more

Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including U.S. strategy in Iraq following the seizure of Ramadi, a city 70 miles from Baghdad, by the so-called Islamic State.* He said that the president did not support a full-scale reinvasion of Iraq to battle ISIL. Other topics included fast-track trade promotion authority legislation, the USA FREEDOM Act, and U.S.-Cuba relations.

*The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic), is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

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Program ID:
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News Briefing
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Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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May 21, 2015 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN.org

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  • May 21, 2015 | 1:12pm EDT | C-SPAN.org
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