White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, interacting with the press earlier today:
Q: So we should read that language in the speech today as an effort to motivate and convince the governments to do more?
MR. GIBBS: Yes, I mean, I don’t — and I guess I’d phrase it partly this way — you know, the criticism of the United States for the past few years was a go-it-alone diplomacy, but if you –
Q: And you guys made that criticism during the campaign. (Laughter.)
MR GIBBS: I may have read that in a few of your publications or seen it on a couple of your news channels, but I appreciate your simply regurgitating what I say on such an easy basis.
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