Today, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced the return of First Question, an online engagement series that utilizes social media to answer questions from people across the country. On a regular basis, the Press Secretary takes questions from the press – via First Question, he adds questions from citizens to that mix.
Through Twitter and the White House Google+ page, hundreds of people submitted their questions for Jay. He responded to questions on gas prices, tax breaks for oil companies and the Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act. Check out the full video, or use the links below to jump to a specific question.
Watch the full video or jump directly to the questions you're interested in using the links below:
- Latrice Butts via Google+ asks: What is being done about these outrageous gasoline prices?
- @madison_outdoor on Twitter asks: Will the president continue his push to stop tax breaks to oil companies? What are the chances of this happening?
- Billy Hung via Google+ asks: What is the White House doing in preparation for the possible outcome where the Supreme Court may rule against the mandate portion of the ACA? Will we see attempts to repair it, or will we finally see a push to true single-payer system?