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Jay Carney leaving White House

Jay Carney leaving White House
Posted Friday, May 30th 2014 @ 2pm  by Newser Editors, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – President Obama had a second high-profile departure to announce today: Press secretary Jay Carney is resigning, reports the Washington Post. Obama called Carney one of his closest friends and advisers, notes NBC News. "Today the flak jacket is officially passed to a new generation," he said, referring to Carney's replacement: deputy press secretary Josh Earnest.

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