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:
Jen Psaki chokes up in her farewell monologue for her last day in the Biden administration.
She highlights her role in "the importance of returning integrity, respect, and civility to the White House." pic.twitter.com/VWOvtFiBH5
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) May 13, 2022
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:
Karine Jean-Pierre: "I am a black, gay, immigrant woman—the first of all three of those to hold this position." pic.twitter.com/IhoNrYpbC2
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) May 16, 2022
For this administration, those things are considered job qualifications.
Sadly, for the current administration, these are ‘qualifications’. https://t.co/CFnlls3889
— Larry (@DeedoPeedo) May 16, 2022
Yep, and based on what’s happening with the economy (and in other areas) it certainly shows.
People across the Nation are suffering on all fronts but Me, Me, Me. https://t.co/YJkLUibPr1
— Rob O'Donnell (@odonnell_r) May 16, 2022
And for some reason we’re guessing this isn’t far from the last time Jean-Pierre will mention those things.
— Milo™ (@chasbottom) May 16, 2022
All about her. This will become pic.twitter.com/p7K0u9Q7Zs
— Patrick (@Patrick66108514) May 16, 2022
— 🐥The🐰FOO🌸 (@PolitiBunny) May 16, 2022
Will Jean-Pierre dodge questions with the skill of Psaki? Stay tuned.