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W.H. Unaware of Report that Sotloff May Have Been Beheaded by ISIS
Name: Josh Earnest
Employment: White House
Position: Special assistant to the president and principal deputy press secretary
The White House, Washington, D.C.
Name: The White House, Washington, D.C.
Not online media
09/02/2014 01:16 pm
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MILLER Hi Josh On ░░░░░░░░ reports right now that ░░░░░░░░ ISIL has beheaded the ░░░░░░░░ American journalist Steven Sotloff ░░░░░░░░ was wondering if the ░░░░░░░░ has seen these reports ░░░░░░░░ it happened just a ░░░░░░░░ minutes ago and do ░░░░░░░░ have initial reactions to ░░░░░░░░ EARNEST I ve not ░░░░░░░░ those reports today Zeke ░░░░░░░░ may just have happen ░░░░░░░░ the last few minutes ░░░░░░░░ I ve been standing ░░░░░░░░ here This is something ░░░░░░░░ the administration has obviously ░░░░░░░░ watching very carefully since ░░░░░░░░ threat against Mr Sotloff ░░░░░░░░ life was originally made ░░░░░░░░ few weeks ago Our ░░░░░░░░ and prayers first and ░░░░░░░░ are with Mr Sotloff ░░░░░░░░ Mr Sotloff s family ░░░░░░░░ those who worked with ░░░░░░░░ The United States as ░░░░░░░░ know has dedicated significant ░░░░░░░░ and resources to try ░░░░░░░░ rescue Mr Sotloff I ░░░░░░░░ not in a position ░░░░░░░░ confirm the authenticity of ░░░░░░░░ video or the reports ░░░░░░░░ this point obviously since ░░░░░░░░ just walked out here ░░░░░░░░ if there is a ░░░░░░░░ that has been released ░░░░░░░░ is something that will ░░░░░░░░ analyzed very carefully by ░░░░░░░░ U S government and ░░░░░░░░ intelligence officials to determine ░░░░░░░░ authenticity.”
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