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(RepublicanWire.org) – This guy might be the worst nightmare of Biden press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.

Fox News journalist Peter Doocy had Jean-Pierre on her back foot in Wednesday’s White House news conference.

Doocy pointed out the White House’s hypocrisy in continuing to use Twitter after all but throwing shade at new CEO Elon Musk.

“When are you guys going to delete the White House Twitter account?” Doocy questioned Jean-Pierre.

Jean-Pierre didn’t immediately answer, instead asking Doocy in turn why such a move would be appropriate for the Biden administration.

“You’re saying that you’re keeping an eye on Twitter because it might not be a suitable platform — so why use it?” Doocy retorted.

Jean-Pierre pushed back on the idea of the White House closing its Twitter account, instead merely restating President Joe Biden’s commitment to fighting “hate speech and misinformation” on social media.

Doocy is one of the only journalists who scrutinizes the Biden administration in White House media briefings, often stacked with establishment news reporters who treat Biden with kid gloves.

Biden himself has suggested that he would be keeping an eye on Twitter after Musk’s acquisition of the social media company.

Musk — who is no fan of Biden, despite voting for him in 2020 — would probably find Doocy’s line of questioning to be valid.

Perhaps it’s not impossible that Biden and the left will eventually opt out of using social media networks that aren’t censored and rigged to their advantage.

Under its previous ownership, Twitter discriminated against conservatives and advanced left-wing narratives.

On Friday, Musk released bombshell evidence to journalist Matt Taibbi exposing Twitter’s role in pro-Biden election interference in 2020.

Internal Twitter communications in the months preceding the election reveal the Biden campaign’s role in using Twitter’s censorship policies to its benefit.

Twitter’s pre-Musk senior executives played a key role in the suppression of the news about Hunter Biden’s laptop, with former head of legal, policy and trust Vijaya Gadde leading the effort to shut down all content related to the (truthful) story.

(RepublicanWire.org) – MSNBC reporter Jonathan Capehart on Sunday asked White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre why Americans, according to polls, trust Republicans to fix the economy.

Karine Jean-Pierre immediately blamed Trump for the economic crisis even though he has been out of office for nearly 2 years.

“There’s a fear of looming recession. Poll after poll show that voters say they trust Republicans more than Democrats when it comes to the economy,” Capehart said. “What’s the Administration’s response that persistent view among the electorate?”

“We have always said we understand what the American public is dealing with. We understand that there are high costs and we understand that they are feeling very squeezed right now,” KJP said before mumbling something about Joe Biden growing up in Scranton.

Then she blamed Trump: “When the president walked into this administration, the economy was in ruins. It was in absolute ruins.”

The economy was in ruins because Democrats forcefully shut down businesses during the Covid pandemic.

Inflation was 1.4% when Joe Biden was installed in January 2021.

Inflation skyrocketed to over 8% (it’s even higher but that’s what the Regime is admitting to) after Joe Biden and the Democrats spent trillions of dollars on Marxist pet projects.

The US economy is in a recession because of Joe Biden and the Democrats in Congress.

30-year fixed mortgage rates are over 7% after the Federal Reserve raised rates 3 times in a row for a total of 225 basis points over the summer.

The GDP supposedly ‘accelerated’ at 2.6% in Q3, but as TGP’s Joe Hoft pointed out, the numbers just don’t add up for the average American.

After two consecutive quarters of negative GDP, the BEA claims that the GDP in the 3rd Quarter was up by 2.6%.

While Biden sells US weapons, oil, and gas overseas, the average American suffers under 40-year high record inflation.

(RepublicanWire.org) – White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday dodged reporter’s questions.

First RealClearPolitics White House reporter Philip Wegmann asked two questions. Whether the president’s proposed codification of Roe would reverse individual states’ abortion restrictions implemented before the ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe. And then, whether the president would support any restrictions on abortion.

“What the president is going to do, and wants to do and believes in doing is codifying Roe,” Jean-Pierre answered. “He believes that is what was law of the land, a constitutional right for almost 50 years and he believes, in its specific provisions, was rightly decided. He has said this regularly, including right after Dobbs, and that has not changed.”

“Right, but that didn’t answer either question. First of all, there are individual state restrictions on abortion in the books currently around the country,” Wegmann responded. “Some of those existed before the Dobbs case, before the overturn of Roe. Would the president, with this bill to codify Roe — does he want that bill to go farther?”

“I just answered that question, he believes in Roe and how it stood before the Dobbs decision,” she answered. The 1973 Roe decision legalized abortion nationwide up until the point of fetal viability, around 22 weeks. States remained free to restrict the procedure beyond that point.

When Wegmann repeated his question about whether the president supports any restrictions, the press secretary encouraged him to read the Roe v. Wade decision to understand the president’s stance on abortion.

The president promised during a Tuesday address that he would enshrine the provisions of Roe v. Wade in federal law if the Democrats are able to keep control of the House and win a clear majority in the Senate in November’s the midterm elections.

“The first bill I will send to the Congress will be to codify Roe v. Wade. And when Congress passes it, I’ll sign it in January, 50 years after Roe was first decided the law of the land,” Biden said.

Then, Fox News’s Peter Doocy asked questions about the administration’s priorities.

Given that inflation and economic issues are top concerns for Americans, Doocy wondered why President Biden is leaning into abortion.

“What is President Biden’s top domestic priority now?  Is it inflation or is it abortion?” he asked.  

Instead of offering a straightforward response, Jean-Pierre said both are important, clarifying that inflation is “his number-one economic priority.”  

Doocy didn’t let up.

 “You just said it’s ‘his number-one economic priority.’ We’ve heard the President say inflation is his top domestic priority, but now he’s saying, come next year, his first bill would be abortion related.  So is his number-one domestic priority abortion or is it inflation?”

The press secretary, in a roundabout answer, claimed Biden is “working on the economy every day,” which prompted another tough question from Doocy.

“So you said he’s been working on the economy every day for 19 months.  Now Bloomberg economists are forecasting a 100 percent chance of a recession.  So how is it that we can be barreling towards a recession and the economy is, as the President says, ‘strong as hell’?

“What we are seeing right now is the job market is strong, the labor force is strong.  And that is not what we see usually before — before a recession,” she replied. And a lot of that is because of the work that this President has done,” Jean-Pierre continued. 

(RepublicanWire.org) – Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy pressed White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about the raise in taxes in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

Doocy asked Monday if President Joe Biden will rescind his support for the Inflation Reduction Act, a budget reconciliation bill proposed by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, given that Biden promised not to raise taxes on anyone making $400,000 a year.

The press secretary confirmed the president’s continuing support for the bill.

“He promised it wasn’t going to raise taxes on anybody making less than $400,000 a year, but the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) says that is not true,” Doocy said.

“Well, that is incorrect,” Jean-Pierre said.

“So, the Joint Committee on Taxation, which you guys heralded as an effective body when you were selling the infrastructure package, is not to be trusted here?” he said.

The press secretary said the JCT report is “incomplete” because it does not include the benefits the legislation would provide to Americans. She added that several experts disputed the report for excluding the benefits it would have on clean energy, lowering the deficit and prescription drugs.

The bill, if passed, would mandate a 15% minimum tax on corporations making $1 billion or more in profits, Jean-Pierre continued.