Presidential Spokesman Jay Carney Resigns
In a surprise move, Presidential spokesman Jay Carney announced today he is stepping down.
President Obama made the announcement today in the White House briefing room.
Carney is a former correspondent and bureau chief for time Magazine, and called his time as spokesman and honor and a joy.
President Obama said that Carney will be replaced by Deputy White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest.
Obama called Carney a great press secretary and a good friend.
Carney was the President's Spokesman since early 2011.