The White House’s suspension of Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo falls short of Biden’s promise to fire anyone who treats colleagues with disrespect


The Biden White House is facing its first PR crisis, and one of the president’s day one promises is being put to the test.

On Jan. 20, Biden convened new hires for a video conference call once he was done with Inauguration Day ceremonies. He told them he would be a stickler over a particular non-negotiable.

“I’m not joking when I say this: If you’re ever working with me and I hear you treat another with disrespect, talk down to someone, I promise you I will fire you on the spot,” Biden said. “On the spot. No if, ands, or buts.” … (Read more)