Earlier today White House press secretary Jen Psaki tried to convince reporters at her briefing that President Biden in fact did not say the things everybody heard him clearly say yesterday about the legitimacy — or lack thereof — of the upcoming midterm elections. Here’s what Biden said yesterday:

Part of Psaki’s clean-up duty today included an interview on CNN, and Jake Tapper wasn’t letting Psaki spin Biden’s way out of this one:

“When you’ve lost CNN…”

Democrats say Biden’s press conference went great, but if that’s the case why has Psaki spent the entire day going from media outlet to media outlet to explain that Biden didn’t really mean what he said about Russia/Ukraine and the legitimacy of an upcoming election?

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