Mark it down. He can’t comment on ongoing investigations. It’s quite obvious the White House is in damage control mode, but some rehearsed press conference can’t undo the damage.
President Barack Obama will likely face a high-intensity press conference Monday morning, forcing him to address the Benghazi and IRS-intimidation scandals that are plaguing his administration.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and Obama will give a joint press conference in the Rose Garden at 11:15 a.m. EST, where a few reporters will be allowed to ask questions.
The questioners will be selected beforehand by the White House, but the two scandals are so prominent that Obama is likely to get a question about each.