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.
Peter Doocy asks Karine Jean-Pierre when the White House will delete their Twitter account. pic.twitter.com/yZLcnXHmSZ
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) November 30, 2022
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.
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.
8. By 2020, requests from connected actors to delete tweets were routine. One executive would write to another: “More to review from the Biden team.” The reply would come back: “Handled.” pic.twitter.com/mnv0YZI4af
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) December 2, 2022
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.
This article appeared originally on The Western Journal.