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Who Is Jay Carney Kidding?

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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney takes questions from reporters during a press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House May 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) | Getty File

During a press briefing on Tuesday, White House spokesperson Jay Carney mechanically repeated a line when asked about the Justice Department’s seizure of the Associated Press’ phone records, suggesting President Barack Obama supports a “balance” between freedom of the press and national security.

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