On Friday, Jen Psaki formally handed the Biden press secretary baton to former deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre after her final briefing. Psaki choked up during her farewell:

But Monday brought with it a new Biden press secretary, and it didn’t take long for Karine Jean-Pierre to remind reporters of her credentials. And by “credentials” we mean her sexual orientation and immigration history:

For this administration, those things are considered job qualifications.

Yep, and based on what’s happening with the economy (and in other areas) it certainly shows.

And for some reason we’re guessing this isn’t far from the last time Jean-Pierre will mention those things.

Will Jean-Pierre dodge questions with the skill of Psaki? Stay tuned.

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