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White House Spokesman 'Speechless' Over Ben Carson's Claim China's Fighting In Syria

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:54:55 Z)

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said he was left "speechless" when asked to respond to GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson's claim that he has evidence China's military is involved in fighting in Syria. Earnest cracked a smile and barely managied not to laugh along with the journalists in the White House briefing room Friday, November 13, 2015. Watch the video:

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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