It’s come to this. Former Ambassador Susan Rice compared the Trump administration to Sudanese dictator Omar al-Bashir over a now viral clip of State Department handlers ushering MSNBC reporter Andrea Mitchell out of photo-op between Secretary Rex Tillerson and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin:

According to the pool report, it was a “30 second” photo-op. So, why did Mitchell think she’d be able to ask questions?

Here’s the clip where Mitchell is shouting questions at Tillerson with his aides then showing her the door:

And here’s a reminder that Mitchell is not always so rude to the person she’s supposed to interview:

Although many reporters on Twitter backed Mitchell, there are at least some out there who called her out for “showboating”:

It looks like Mitchell crashed a photo-op and not a press availability, right?

For comparison purposes, here’s the Sudan incident Rice referenced:

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