It’s incredible the hoops Biden’s White House and the Democrat Party will jump through to protect their own, even if that means appearing as crazed hypocrites on a near daily basis. The Republicans could learn a couple of things about loyalty from their liberal counterparts.
Jen Psaki had no problem admitting that the White House has not been fully honest with the amount of positive COVID infections which occurred after a group of fugitive Texas Democrats boarded a private plane maskless to D.C., taking meetings with high-ranking government officials.
The White House on Tuesday confirmed that they were not disclosing the numbers of coronavirus cases amid Texas Democrats testing positive for the virus after meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris last week.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said although there were breakthrough cases that had occurred among fully vaccinated staff members, they were not disclosed to the public unless they were commissioned officers.
Psaki confirmed that a fully vaccinated White House official tested positive for the coronavirus off-campus, but was only experiencing mild symptoms from the virus.
“This is another reminder of the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines against severe illness or hospitalizations,” Psaki said in an effort to skirt responsibility.
The discussion of White House transparency took place in a heated exchange with a reporter.
You can watch the full exchange here:
WATCH: WH Press Secretary Jen Psaki admits the Biden-Harris administration has avoided disclosing additional breakthrough COVID cases among White House staff. pic.twitter.com/hFc7u7gwVD
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Recent reporting revealed that the White House official who tested positive for the virus had attended a reception for Texas Democrats fleeing the state to block and protest election security legislation, as six of them have tested positive for the virus.
Psaki declined to characterize the visit by the Texas lawmakers as a “superspreader” event for the coronavirus and said the White House continued to support their trip and their cause.
Meanwhile, Psaki and members of the current administration have no problem with categorizing Republican campaign rallies and other events as being “suprespreaders,” and that includes most rallies held by Former President Donald Trump.
Author: Elizabeth Tierney