Sestak Version 1:
February 18, 2010
Larry Kane: “Were you ever offered a job to get out of this race?" (The contest against Arlen Specter)
Joe Sestak “Yes.”
Larry Kane: “Was it Navy Secretary?”
Joe Sestak: “No comment.”
Larry Kane: “So you were offered a job by someone in the White House?”
Joe Sestak: “Yes.”
February 19, 2010
White House Deputy Press Secretary: “You can say the White House says it’s not true.”
You can read the full dialogue here.
Sestak Version 2:
May 28, 2010
Joe Sestak: "Last summer, I received a phone call from President Clinton. During the course of the conversation, he expressed concern over my prospects if I were to enter the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate and the value of having me stay in the House of Representatives because of my military background."
Joe Sestak: "He said that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel had spoken with him about my being on a Presidential Board while remaining in the House of Representatives. I said no."
You can read the full statement here.