Obama Gets Testy With Jon Karl for Pressing Him on Syria

Scott Whitlock | September 6, 2013
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In a break from the usual softballs that Barack Obama receives at news conferences, the President on Friday endured some tough questions, including a testy exchange with ABC's Jon Karl. The White House correspondent pressed Obama on a previous question he dodged: Will the U.S. launch strikes against Syria, regardless of whether Congress approves it?

Obama derided, "And you're not getting a direct response. Brianna [Keilar of CNN] asked the question very well. You know?" Karl shot back, "It's a pretty basic question." 

See video cross-posted at NewsBusters.

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