백악관을 필사적으로 떠나면서, 다음은 Psaki의 연단 뒤에서 더 주목할만한 순간입니다..
Associated Press reporter ended press briefing early
Tensions in the briefing room boiled over in March of this year after Associated Press correspondent Josh Boak appeared to end the press conference early for Psaki. New York Post reporter Steven Nelson led a lengthy discussion of reporters criticizing Boak for limiting Psaki’s access to the press.
“An open question: What is the utility of empowering a wire service to call an end to a White House briefing? Is it for the benefit of the @PressSec? Or for a few reporters in the front row? Or the entire press corps?” RealClearNews White House reporter Philip Wegman tweeted at the time.
브리핑 중, Psaki was asked about 바이든 대통령’s plan to combat rising gas prices in light of Russia’s war with Ukraine. 당시, the White House did not commit to banning oil imports from Russia and refused to devote more efforts to domestic drilling.
Psaki claimed Biden inherited ‘no real plan’ for vaccine rollout
에도 불구하고 박사. 안토니 포시 stating that Biden was not “starting from scratch” on a vaccine distribution plan when he came into office, Psaki continued to claim otherwise over a year later.
“When we came into this administration, I would remind you, it’s now a long time ago, there was no real plan,” Psaki said in March 2022. “We were left no plan by our predecessors.”
This statement was made as the BA.2 omicron 코로나 바이러스 감염증 -19 : 코로나 19 sub-variant began spreading through 뉴욕시. White House COVID-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients also announced his resignation prior to the conference.
Psaki joked about supply chain issues
By late 2021, 인플레이션 and supply chain issues became top economic concerns for Americans despite prior claims from the Biden administration that inflation would be “transitory.” 10 월 2021, Psaki made light of these concerns by claiming it amounted to waiting longer for a treadmill delivery.
“The tragedy of the treadmill that’s delayed,” Psaki quipped.
This came after White House chief of staff Ron Klain tweeted that supply chain concerns were “high class problems.” Psaki previously defended Klain’s tweet in an earlier press briefing.
Psaki refused to comment on previous claim that the Hunter Biden’s laptop story was ‘Russian disinformation’
In Oct. 2020, prior to Biden’s election, Psaki wrote on Twitter that the 헌터 바이든 story laptop story published by the New York Post was “러시아의 잘못된 정보.” While many reporters and pundits echoed her claim, the story was later 확인 to be true by mulitiple media outlets, 포함하는 뉴욕 타임즈 올해 초.
When asked during a White House press briefing, Psaki refused to comment on the New York Times’ confirmation or her original claim that the story was “disinformation.”
“I’d point you to the Department of Justice and also to Hunter Biden’s representatives,” Psaki 말했다. “He doesn’t work in government.”
Psaki condemns now-debunked Border Patrol images
Psaki was one of many Democrat figures, including her boss President Biden, who wholeheartedly denounced photos of Border Patrol agents allegedly whipping migrants in September 2021.
“We understand and agree that this has been an incredibly heart-wrenching issue,” Psaki responded. “We’ve watched the photos of Haitians gathering under a bridge, many with families, and the horrific video of the CBP officers on horses using brutal and inappropriate measures against innocent people.”
하나, after a six-month investigation, the agents were later found cleared of wrongdoing. When asked if she would apologize for her comments, Psaki 대신 stated she would wait to see how the Department of Homeland Security investigation “would play out.”