Fox News reporter Peter Doocy, continuing to push his China coronavirus “lab leak” theory, even in Geneva Wednesday afternoon, echoed far right wing talking points that Biden is somehow owned by or financially controlled by China, calling President Xi Biden’s “old friend.”
Biden refused to allow him to get away with it, snapping back, “Let’s get something straight: we’ve known each other a long time, but we’re not old friends.”
Biden in response to Peter Doocy’s question about the origins of Covid: “What we should be doing … is rallying to world to work on what is going to be the physical mechanism available to detect early on the next pandemic & have a mechanism by which we can respond to it.” pic.twitter.com/awFZcdzPNa
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) June 16, 2021
Moments later, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins, a former reporter for Tucker Carlson’s far right wing propaganda outlet The Daily Caller, asked Biden, “Why are you so confident” Putin “will change his behavior?”
Biden, who never said that, let it rip.
“I’m not confident he’ll change his behavior. Where in the hell? What do you do all the time? When did I say I was confident?”
“Let’s get it straight,” he urged.
Biden didn’t want to let that one slide pic.twitter.com/ogMePeIb8W
— Acyn (@Acyn) June 16, 2021
True to form, President Biden minutes later came out and apologized for being “such a wiseguy.”
President Biden apologizes to CNN’s Kaitlan Collins before departing Geneva for his response to her question at the end of his news conference. pic.twitter.com/Z8S8DoXXdp
— JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) June 16, 2021
Enjoy this piece?
… then let us make a small request. The New Civil Rights Movement depends on readers like you to meet our ongoing expenses and continue producing quality progressive journalism. Three Silicon Valley giants consume 70 percent of all online advertising dollars, so we need your help to continue doing what we do.
NCRM is independent. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. From unflinching coverage of religious extremism, to spotlighting efforts to roll back our rights, NCRM continues to speak truth to power. America needs independent voices like NCRM to be sure no one is forgotten.
Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure NCRM remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to NCRM, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.
- News3 days ago
‘You Falsely Smeared My Wife and She’s Getting Death Threats’: Eric Swalwell Posts Angry Texts With Tucker Carlson
- NUTS2 days ago
100 Minutes of Whining: Here Are the 7 Most Absurd Moments From Trump’s Arizona Grievance Festival
- CRIME2 days ago
New Details Revealed in Florida Republican’s Plot to Disrupt the 2020 Election
- DISASTER2 days ago
Republicans Boot Only Person With Elections Experience From AZ GOP’s $9 Million ‘Audit’ Fiasco: Report
- RIGHT WING EXTREMISM1 day ago
Marjorie Taylor Greene Says Impeach Biden, Fire Fauci and Expel Waters in Red-Meat Alabama Speech
- RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM12 hours ago
Texas Man Sets House on Fire After Concluding the Family Living There Didn’t Follow the Bible
- IT'S NOT A GAME8 hours ago
McCarthy Attacks Cheney and Kinzinger as ‘Pelosi Republicans’ – Says He’ll ‘See’ After Call to Punish Them
- RIGHT WING EXTREMISM11 hours ago
‘Evil in the World’: Anti-Mask Lawmaker Pushes Conspiracy Theory in Claim He and His Wife Have COVID – Again