White House Press Secretary Jay Carney addressed ex-Secretary of State Colin Powell’s comments that he’s not ready to endorse President Barack Obama again in his daily press briefing today. Mr. Powell, a Republican, broke ranks and announced his support for Mr. Obama in 2008. He said he’s not making an endorsement in this year’s race yet on NBC’s Today this morning.
“I think that the President’s appreciated General Powell’s support four years ago. Obviously, he had served in numerous–several Republican administrations; was a self-identified, I believe, Republican,” Mr. Carney said. “And it’s up to him and every American to decide whom they will support going forward.” Read More