NEW YORK (AP) - Fox News Channel correspondent Major Garrett
says he's a "conscientious objector" in his network's fight with
the White House. He interviewed Barack Obama on Wednesday, and the
topic never came up.
Obama talked about the economy, health care, South Korean trade
and Sarah Palin. In the interview's most newsworthy moment, he said
that Israel's effort to build settlements in an area claimed by
Palestinians complicates efforts to start peace talks.
It was the president's first interview with Fox since the
summer. In the meantime, the network and administration were in a
well-publicized fight after the White House's then-communications
director, Anita Dunn, called Fox "a wing of the Republican
Obama also gave interviews to CNN, NBC and CBS during his Asian
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