Biden continues newfound presidential custom, turns back on reporters and exits without taking questions
President Biden on Thursday continued his custom of turning his back on reporters and strolling away, ignoring shouted questions on the conclusion of ready remarks.
Biden, talking from the controversial set throughout the road from the White House in regards to the response to COVID-19, supplied his signature “may God protect our troops” closing line earlier than showcasing his acquainted transfer of shortly exiting as reporters barked “Mr. President” over one another.
BIDEN DOESN’T TAKE QUESTIONS FOR SECOND TIME IN A WEEK AFTER REMARKS ON SHAKY SUPPLY CHAIN
“President Biden walking away there without taking any questions from the press core assembled,” Fox News anchor John Roberts mentioned because the occasion wrapped up.
On Wednesday Biden additionally turned his back on the press following a bevy of unhealthy news in regards to the financial system. Last week, Biden did the identical factor following his remarks on a bleak September jobs report. Many have seen the newfound development:
Biden has shortly developed a fame for failing to interact with reporters throughout his first 9 months on the job. Last month, he declined to name on U.S. reporters after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took questions from reporters from the United Kingdom throughout an Oval Office assembly. White House reporters made a proper criticism about not getting any formal questions whereas the British press requested away.
In August, he blew off a query about Afghanistan after providing to take questions on the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters throughout feedback about Hurricane Ida.
BIDEN REPEATEDLY IMPLIES HE’S NOT IN CHARGE OF WHEN, WHERE HE CAN TAKE QUESTIONS FROM THE PRESS
“I’m not supposed to take any questions but go ahead,” Biden instructed Bloomberg News reporter Jennifer Jacobs.
Jacobs started, “Mr. President, on Afghanistan—”
“I’m not gonna answer on Afghanistan now,” Biden interjected earlier than strolling away from the rostrum.
Biden has additionally repeatedly implied that his handlers set the principles and decide when and the place he’s allowed to take questions from the press.
Biden can have a possibility to take questions later on Thursday after he participates in a bilateral assembly with the President of Kenya.
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