“Every president grouses about hosting a holiday party for the meanies in the press”

Politico.com | NYTimes.com
That’s what former Clinton White House press secretary Mike McCurry tells Amie Parnes. “But I also think they get a chuckle out of watching the reporters fall all over themselves to get pictures in the receiving line,” he adds. President Obama on Monday hosted the first of two White House holiday parties for the press. || Jeff Zeleny: Visitors’ names were checked twice.

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