Politico’s Alex Thompson, working with Mark Knoller, crunched the numbers and found that President Joe Biden has participated in just 10 interviews compared to 131 for Barack Obama and 57 for Donald Trump at the same point in their presidencies:

And Biden isn’t even keeping up the pace from his days as Vice President:

We really need more reporting Mark Knoller:

According to Thompson, the White House is doing this on purpose and feels the “only downside is the constant scolding from the press”:

They even think the scolding could make Biden more popular:

Imagine if a Trump official had said all of this though?

And of late, he isn’t even taking these after-the-event questions, hence all the photos of Biden walking away:


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