The White House descended into chaos on Tuesday afternoon when White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre refused to take questions on COVID during Anthony Fauci’s final press conference.
“We have a process here. I’m not calling out on people who yell. And you’re being, you’re being, you’re being disrespectful to your colleagues, and you’re being disrespectful to our guest,” Jean-Pierre said to one reporter. “I will not call on you if you yell, and also you’re taking time off the clock because Dr. Fauci has to leave in a couple of minutes.”
KJP was roasted on Twitter for behaving like “a third-grade teacher.”
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Political commentator Dave Rubin remarked, “What a condescending, smug, absolute embarrassment KJP is…”
The Spectator contributing editor Stephen Miller joked, “An incredible display of threatening anti-journalism. This is dangerous. This is a vile threat to the very foundations of which our free press democracy is based upon. A free press that is allowed to question our government is a sacred virtue for which our Republic must safe gua-“
Washington Free Beacon executive editor Brent Scher tweeted “What does [Jim Acosta] think about this? Attack on the free press?”
“Qs about Covid origins are legitimate and every reporter shld be asking them. This reaction from the WH is really weird,” Hudson Institute senior fellow Rebecca Heinrichs wrote.
Barstool Sports blogger Jack McGuire tweeted, “Why [does] she think she’s a 3rd grade teacher.”
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