Assesssment: American reporters tried to ask Biden about the immigration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border — which has been overwhelmed by masses of incoming Haitian refugees — the president’s aides exploded in loud exclamations, shouting “thank you” over the attending journalists before hastily escorting them out of the room.
Daily Caller: White House aides shouted down American pool reporters who attempted to ask President Joe Biden about the crisis at the southern border, multiple videos of the Tuesday event show.
Biden held an Oval Office meeting Tuesday with U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson to discuss the bilateral trading relationship and dangers of climate change, Reuters reported.
Johnson suggested taking questions from the press, and two British journalists were given such an opportunity, according to CBS’ Ed O’Keefe who was in the Oval Office Tuesday.
CBS News' @EdOkeefe reports that during Pres. Biden's bilateral meeting with British PM Boris Johnson, U.S. press questions about the southern border were shouted down by White House aides. The president's answer was undecipherable. pic.twitter.com/MeXVTcFEBX
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 21, 2021