Add news
Нами Накагава — Kimi Wa Kirameki/Ты - Сияние! (feat. Ichigo Tanuki)
March 2010
April 2010
May 2010June 2010July 2010
August 2010
September 2010October 2010
November 2010
December 2010
January 2011
February 2011March 2011April 2011May 2011June 2011July 2011August 2011September 2011October 2011November 2011December 2011January 2012February 2012March 2012April 2012May 2012June 2012July 2012August 2012September 2012October 2012November 2012December 2012January 2013February 2013March 2013April 2013May 2013June 2013July 2013August 2013September 2013October 2013November 2013December 2013January 2014February 2014March 2014April 2014May 2014June 2014July 2014August 2014September 2014October 2014November 2014December 2014January 2015February 2015March 2015April 2015May 2015June 2015July 2015August 2015September 2015October 2015November 2015December 2015January 2016February 2016March 2016April 2016May 2016June 2016July 2016August 2016September 2016October 2016November 2016December 2016January 2017February 2017March 2017April 2017May 2017June 2017July 2017August 2017September 2017October 2017November 2017December 2017January 2018February 2018March 2018April 2018May 2018June 2018July 2018August 2018September 2018October 2018November 2018December 2018January 2019February 2019March 2019April 2019May 2019June 2019July 2019August 2019September 2019October 2019November 2019December 2019January 2020February 2020March 2020April 2020May 2020June 2020July 2020August 2020September 2020October 2020November 2020December 2020January 2021February 2021March 2021April 2021May 2021
1234567891011121314151617
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
News Every Day |

Jen Psaki shuts down Fox News reporter: 'I don't think you've articulated what our change in policy is'



White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Monday challenged Fox News correspondent Kristen Fisher over a question about the number of refugees that are being allowed into the country during President Joe Biden's administration.

At Monday's White House briefing, Fisher suggested that the Biden administration had reversed course and would not keep the Trump-era limits on refugees because Democrats complained.

For its part, the White House argued that a statement issued on Friday did not represent a policy change.

"I'm still confused about what changed between 1 p.m. on Friday and around 4:30 p.m. on Friday to go from we're not raising the refugee cap to we are raising the refugee cap by May 15," Fisher told Psaki on Monday. "What changed in those three and a half hours?"

"We never said we're not raising the refugee cap," Psaki explained. "In the morning we said, and it was actually in the information we put out, was once we reach 15,000, we will raise it. That was not accounted for in some of the ways people were digesting the information. And we wanted to be clear and send a message that we are a country that is welcoming refugees. Let's be clear. We are changing the policies of the last administration."

"So you're saying this has nothing to do with the pushback from some Democrats?" Fisher pressed.

"I don't think you've ever articulated to me what our change in policy was," Psaki pointed out. "What was our change in policy from the morning to the afternoon?"

Fisher then seemed to admit that the policy may have not changed.

"That's a pretty important caveat," Psaki observed. "When we reach 15,000, a subsequent presidential determination could be made."

"The line said, 'the admission of up to 15,000 refugees remains justified,'" Fisher pushed back. "Do you understand how some people would interpret that?"

"I think we have a responsibility to provide all of the context," Psaki advised the Fox News reporter. "This was always meant to be a first step."

"Does this have anything to do with the pushback from Democrats on Capitol Hill?" Fisher wondered.

"I don't think you've articulated what our change in policy is," Psaki said, moving on to the next reporter.

"It's not my job to do that," Fisher objected.

"It is if you're asking a question," Psaki replied.

Watch the video below from C-SPAN.





Read also

‘Not a single Israeli should die of unprovoked Hamas attacks,’ ex-defense minister tells RT, shows ROCKET part live on air

(Video) Salah bags wondergoal from absolutely nothing as Mane registers assist

5 Min bedtime stretches





News, articles, comments, with a minute-by-minute update, now on Today24.pro



Today24.pro — latest news 24/7. You can add your news instantly now — here
News Every Day

The Geo Metro Convertible Was a Hilariously Pathetic 50-Horsepower Economy Car