During today’s White House press conference, Josh Earnest was asked if steps had been taken to attempt to secure the release of an Italian and an American hostage who were subsequently killed in a drone strike near the Afghanistan/Pakistan border. Earnest’s reply?
Josh Earnest won't say whether Al-Qaeda was offered a "Bowe Bergdahl-sih" trade for Weinstein – says US doesn't negotiate with terrorists
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) April 23, 2015
— AngelaSandersBooks (@angelacarwile) April 23, 2015
Josh Earnest said a few mins ago that the US "does NOT negotiate with terrorists". Uh… Hello Bergdahl anyone?!? OMG what a bunch of BS!
— Matt Edwards (@edwardx_mattx) April 23, 2015
I'm watching this WH presser. When asked if the U.S. tried to get them released Earnest said "The U.S. does not negotiate with terrorists.
— C_A_T_Harris ????❔ (@EarthAwareness) April 23, 2015
@PressSec You don't negotiate with terrorist, that is bullshit, and you know it
— Pat Rush (Ice Man) (@pmrushirish) April 23, 2015
In Earnest’s alternate reality, releasing five Taliban commanders from Gitmo for the return of Bergdahl was not a concession to terrorists: