Daily Archives: August 7, 2015

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/6/15

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

12:54 P.M. EDT

MR. EARNEST:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Nice to see you all.  I do not have any opening remarks, so we can go straight to questions.

Mark, would you like to get us …

Floodwaters Rising in Myanmar

Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta region that is worst affected is also the country’s main rice producing region. “Myanmar’s president has called for the evacuation of low-lying areas as the Irrawaddy river threatened to breach embankments, leaving villagers with just sand bags …