White House press secretary Jen Psaki dodged the question when she was asked earlier this week about claims that one of First Lady Jill Biden’s top aides is “abusive.”
A Politico report came out recently claiming that Biden’s aide Anthony Bernal has a “mean streak,” and that he often makes his colleagues cry while also controlling access to the First Lady. The report claimed that Bernal has a habit of “berating” people and that he trashes his “stupid” coworkers behind their backs.
“He has a constituency of one, and he’s very effective on her behalf,” one official was quoted as saying. “The problem is that no one who has worked with him trusts him, and that’s not good for him or her.”
When asked about this at her press briefing, Psaki replied, “You know, it’s hard to look into anonymously sourced reports. I’m not aware of that being the intention,” according to The New York Post.
New York Times reporter Katie Rogers is the reporter who asked Psaki about this, and she noted that “the report was based on anonymous sourcing.”
“Right, but I’m wondering if, given t… (Read more)