If not Carney, then who will be nominated for Russia post?

March 19, 2014 2:08 PM

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The jaw-dropping, yet short-lived, rumor that White House press secretary Jay Carney was angling to trade the combative press room for an even more contentious post as the United States’ top diplomat in Russia was quickly squashed.

The rumor was floated by Noah Pollak, executive director at the Emergency Committee for Israel in a tweet last week and buried in a Daily Beast story on Monday about the Russian government planning sanctions of U.S. senators. Carney, who worked in Moscow for Time magazine in the early 1990s, denied ...

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