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Journalist tangles with White House

TESTY EXCHANGE:The journalist said he saw an e-mail about his story critical of the White House’s handling of a debate over the origin of spending cuts as a veiled threat

Reuters, Washington

The BuzzFeed news Web site identified the official who tangled with Woodward as Gene Sperling, head of the National Economic Council.

The White House did not respond to a request to confirm the identity of the official.

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