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Carney: Snowden 'Faces Felony Charges ... He Ought to Return Here to Face These Charges'

10:00 AM, May 28, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
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White House press secretary Jay Carney told the press today that NSA leaker Edward Snowden "faces felony charges here in the United States and he ought to return here to face these charges." Carney made the comments aboard Air Force One, en route to West Point where President Obama will deliver today's commencement address.

Via the pool report:

Airport greeter is Colonel Timothy J. LaBarge, 105th Wing Commander

More Carney:
On the First lady's comments on nutrition standards:

"The President and the First lady both feel very strongly about the need to continue moving forward when it comes to school nutrition and not allowing politics to pull us backward"
"It is absolutely to let politics and pressure from the food industry rescind this progress"

On the European elections and big gains by isolationist parties:

"We're still assessing the outcome of those elections, we obviously believe very strongly that the advantages of TTIP for Europe and the United States are clear"

On Snowden's interview, Carney stuck to his usual points: he "faces felony charges here in the United States and he ought to return here to face these charges"

On the immigration review delay, Carney said that the WH was wary of the review being "misused in order to create an excuse for not taking action" on immigration reform in the House.

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