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Jay Carney Resigns As White House Press Secretary

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      Vince Coglianese

      Vince Coglianese is the executive editor of The Daily Caller.

      His reporting has received wide coverage, including in the pages of The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The Drudge Report, among others. Vince has appeared as a guest on the Fox News Channel, CNN and CNBC, as well as other cable news networks. Additionally, Vince has been a guest on "The Sean Hannity Radio Show," Sirius XM''s "The Press Pool with Julie Mason," "The Schnitt Show" and Glenn Beck's TheBlaze TV.

      Prior to joining TheDC, Vince was the Web Editor for CarolinaCoastOnline.com, and a radio talk show host for The Talk Station (WTKF/WJNC) in Morehead City, N.C.

President Obama announced the resignation of White House press secretary Jay Carney Friday afternoon.

Obama also announced that current deputy press secretary Josh Earnest will replace Carney in the post.

“Be nice to Josh during his initiation,” Obama encouraged the laughing press corps.

Carney is the second Obama White House press secretary and has held the post since February 2011.

Earlier Friday, Obama separately announced the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki after bipartisan calls for his removal over apparently rampant mismanagement of the veteran health system.

Carney’s resignation appears unrelated to the VA scandal, and as reported by The Daily Caller, had been imminently expected.

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