Former White House press secretary Jay Carney will join CNN as a political commentator, the network announced Wednesday.
Carney will make his first appearance on CNN on Wednesday night in conjunction with President Obama's prime time address outlining his strategy to push back on the Islamic State. Going forward, Carney is expected to contribute to programs across the network and to special political programming.
"I'm thrilled to be joining CNN at a time when there is so much happening in the nation and the world," said Carney in a press release.
Carney left the White House in June after having served as press secretary for three years. Prior to that,...