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The White House retweets the Drudge Report

The White House is pictured at sunset in Washington, November 19, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed The White House is pictured at sunset in Washington, November 19, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed  

A White House press secretary retweeted the Drudge Report, Tuesday evening.

In advance of President Obama’s State of the Union address, White House assistant press secretary Bobby Whithorne retweeted a Drudge Report tweet about Obama’s expected call for a “year of action” in 2014.

While retweets generally don’t imply an endorsement, it is surprising that a member of the administration’s press shop would gravitate to a Drudge tweet, given the conservative site’s toughness on the administration.

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It has been reported that the White House doesn’t really like the conservative site.

Indeed White House Press Secretary Jay Carney once advised a reporter to “be mindful of your sources” when asked about a Drudge Report article.

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