Watch Former Press Secretary Josh Earnest's full Late Show appearance in a YouTube that's already racked up over 87,000 views >>
The same sense of humor that served White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest well during his years working with President Obama were on brilliant display on a special live edition of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Commenting on President Trump's first address to Congress with incredibly candid insight and his signature wit, Earnest left the Late Show audience in simultaneous fits of laughter and thunderous applause.

A few highlight quotes:
  • On his blue tie: "That's the last time I go shopping with Paul Ryan."
  • On friction between the press corps and the White House: "The day that there is not friction and tension between the White House press corps and the White House is the day that the press corps has stopped doing their job."  
  • On Trump's performance: "In terms of lowering the bar, I'm not sure you can lower the bar any further than hoping people who are in your party, who are in the audience, like the speech you've just given." 
Josh Earnest's Late Show appearance instantly made headlines across the major platforms and was widely celebrated on Twitter. And Earnest is set to bring his remarkable combination of humor and analysis to events across the country in 2017.
Upcoming Events for Josh Earnest
  • The Institute of Politics at Harvard University 
  • Public Diplomacy and Government Communication Forum in Dubai 
  • Consumer Healthcare Products Association Annual Executive Conference
  • 2017 SALT Conference 
  • ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership Government Relations Symposium 


"What struck me most in addition to [Earnest's] smarts and maturity and actual interest in the issues was his integrity...And he's never disappointed, he has always been the guy you wanted him to be."

- President Barack Obama 
 
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Having worked alongside President Obama for a decade, Josh Earnest gained unparalleled access into the inner workings of Washington. As the White House Press Secretary from 2014 through 2017, he was widely respected for his keen ability to clearly present the most complex issues, while finding ways to sprinkle in his uncanny wit and charm. White House correspondents surveyed by Politico voted Earnest the "best White House Press Secretary," and President Obama applauded him as one of the highest ranking individuals he's every worked with. 

If you're looking for a fresh, frank perspective on today's news, Josh Earnest is an ideal choice.