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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Peter Doocy Leaves Karine Jean-Pierre Gasping for Air After Simple Question on Inflation

By Jeff Charles | May 16, 2022 

Newly-appointed White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre had a rough start to her new position on Monday in an exchange with Fox News’ Peter Doocy. During a press conference, the reporter asked her about President Joe Biden’s recent comments on the economy when he suggested raising taxes on large corporations would somehow alleviate the inflation problems Americans are experiencing. What followed was one of the most embarrassing moments one might see at a White House press briefing.

During the exchange, Doocy asked: “The president’s Twitter account posted the other day. ‘You want to bring down inflation? Let’s make sure the wealthiest corporations pay their fair share.’ How does raising taxes on corporations reduce inflation?”.........

After trying to consume that word salad, Doocy pressed, asking again how raising taxes on corporations would “lower the cost of gas, the cost of a used car, the cost of food for everyday Americans.”.............

This wasn’t exactly a good showing for Jean-Pierre. But in her defense, there are two factors I will acknowledge............. spinning her boss’ ridiculous comments in a way that makes sense to the American public is about as easy as getting Rep. Eric Swalwell to say something intelligent......To Read More....

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