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Gibbs Responds to Ailes’ Comments

Robert Gibbs told reporters that he was not surprised by Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes quotes about President Obama to The Daily Beast’s Howard Kurtz. “I think if you watch most of the programming on the channel, I don’t think you would find many of those comments surprising,” Gibbs said. Ailes told Kurtz that Obama has a “different belief system than most Americans.” Read the interview with Roger Ailes.