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White House Spokesman: Executive Privilege Is 'Entirely About Principle'

2:24 PM, Jun 21, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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At today's White House press briefing, Press Secretary Jay Carney said invoking executive privilege is "entirely about principle." The assembled reporters laughed. Watch here:

Carney also got basic facts about Fast and Furious wrong, though members of the press corps were on hand to correct him. Watch here: 

Carney also maintained that the White House is not being hypocritical by invoking executive privilege, even though President Obama once criticized the practice. Watch here:

And Carney forgot the name of the slain border patrol agent who died as a result of Fast and Furious. Watch here: 

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