White House Responds To Claim That Obama And Santorum Agree On Marriage Equality

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During a press conference this afternoon, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney seemed somewhat annoyed when asked to respond to Rick Santorum’s suggestion that President Obama shares his position on same-sex marriage. “The President is very proud of this administration’s record on those issues,” Carney began, in response to a question from Metro Weekly’s Chris Geidner. “I have no updates for you on the President’s position on same-sex marriage. I think that you know and others here know and understand his position broadly on LGBT issues is quite significantly different from that particular candidate’s views.” President Obama supports civil unions and is said to be “evolving” towards marriage equality. Santorum has a long history of anti-LGBT rhetoric and opposes all government recognition of same-sex relationships. Watch it:

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