Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Obama engulfed by triple scandal crisis: White House faces fury over Benghazi cover-up, tax probes on right wing parties and spying on reporters' phone calls

The White House struggled to deflect a barrage of questions today as it scrambled to contain three growing scandals lapping at Obama's door.

The usually unflappable Obama press secretary Jay Carney faced a torrid grilling in his daily briefing and could only claim the White House was ignorant - or blame Republicans for the deep water the Obama administration has found itself in.

The swell of criticism over the administration’s actions following the 2012 terror attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya has reached a new crescendo.