'This Week' Transcript: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

KING: Well, again, technology is different from sharing information, because usually intelligence is a mosaic, you get bits and pieces from different countries and you piece it together. The Russians don't want to share what they have, because they're afraid that that will enable us to learn how they obtain their intelligence and we'll use it against them in the future.

As far as using technology, I don't want to get into that as to what our police is, but I can understand why people in our government would be reluctant to share a very sophisticated piece of technology, which could be used against us in the future.

KARL: We have another big event right in your back yard, the Super Bowl, being held at Giants Stadium. And there's been a lot of talk about the weather as a big threat here. But you've been briefed on the security threat, how much of a threat and how comfortable are you with the security situation at the Super Bowl?

KING: Well, I'm confident that everything that can be done is being done. I've been there, I've met with all the officials involved. There was total sharing, total cooperation. There's any number of law enforcement agencies, federal state and local, bistate working together.

This will be the first mass transit Super Bowl, which prevents other issues, because so many people will be coming by subway, for instance. And also the cold weather, it'll be easier for people to conceal things under their clothing.

Having said that, the cooperation is enormous. And again, to the extent that any athletic event can be safe, the Super Bowl will be. It's really a model for cooperation with all levels of law enforcement.

KARL: All right, Congressman Peter King, thank you for joining us.

KING: Jon, thank you.

KARL: OK, now the State of the Union Address, President Obama's chance to sell you on his agenda for the rest for the second term. So what will he reveal on Tuesday? And how does he plan to get out of his slump? The roundtable is ready to break it down shortly.

KARL: But we want to start with our new poll out this morning which has some alarming numbers for the president. We took it straight to a top Obama adviser who shapes the White House message every day, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney.



KARL: A State of the Union is perhaps President Obama's biggest and best chance to get the mojo back.

OBAMA: There is much progress to report.

KARL: A make or break moment for a White House struggling.

Just look at this stunner from the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, only 37 percent of the public think the president has the ability to make the right decisions for the country.

How can the president lead when barely a third trust his ability to make the right decisions?

CARNEY: Jon, I think what we saw last year in 2013 was a Washington that did not deliver for the American people. And the president sees this as a year of action to work with Congress where he can and to bypass Congress where necessary, to lift folks who want to come up into the middle class.

KARL: So if you look at last year's State of the Union Address, the president made some specific promises -- raise the minimum wage...

OBAMA: Raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.

KARL: ...immigration reform...

OBAMA: The time has come to pass comprehensive immigration reform.

KARL: ...background checks for gun purchases...

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