The Corner

Gibbs Changes His Tune

Robert Gibbs spins:

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Sunday that he believes Democrats will hold the House and Senate, backing off his earlier warning that House Democrats’ majority is in jeopardy.

Gibbs caused a mini-controversy this summer when he said Republicans could take over the House in the midterm elections.

“There’s no question it is a tough and challenging political environment,” Gibbs said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “Come election night, I think we will retain control of the House and Senate.”

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