NATIONAL  ·   September 2, 2014

White House: Obama was not comparing Islamic State to JV squad

- During an Aug. 25 briefing, White House spokesman Josh Earnest was asked if President Obama underestimated the Islamic State when he appeared to make a previous comparison between the group and a junior varsity basketball squad. ()

- During an Aug. 25 briefing, White House spokesman Josh Earnest was asked if President Obama underestimated the Islamic State when he appeared to make a previous comparison between the group and a junior varsity basketball squad. ()

White House: Obama was not comparing Islamic State to JV squad (2:36)

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