In a way, White House Spokeswoman Dana Perino’s statements yesterday reflected some of the differences between the State Department and President. On more than one occasion Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s has labeled Hamas as a “resistance” group instead of a terrorist organization.
Les Kinsolving, WND’s correspondent at the White House, raised the issue to Ms Perno :.

“What about Hamas? Do you really think that Hamas is going to recognize the existence of Israel?” he asked. “Obviously, Hamas is a terrorist organization and it’s just…” Perino said. “And they rule the – they rule the Gaza Strip, don’t they?” Kinsolving asked. “Well, it’s unfortunate – for the way that the – for the individuals that are living under that rule and in Gaza, it is quite a serious situation. We are helping provide – to provide humanitarian relief, and we would like for that region to be able to return to a situation where they can try to…” she said. “But Hamas is not going to recognize the existence of Israel?” Kinsolving asked. “I’ll let them speak for themselves, but I think they have a track record that would lead you to that conclusion,” she said.

Hey Condi maybe you should talk to the Pres. and find out official US policy, for the rest of you , just read the rest of the article here: Spokeswoman calls Hamas ‘terrorists’