Psaki Argues With NYT Reporter on Comparing Biden to Trump Over Border: ‘Who is Saying That?’

‘I would say the president took a pretty different approach than that in ending a war that the former president didn’t end’

(via Mediaite)

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki and New York Times White House correspondent Michael Shear went back and forth on Thursday over the criticism that President Joe Biden has, to an extent, acted like his predecessor, Donald Trump.

“There’ve been a number of issues in the last, say, several weeks in which advocates, allies of the president are describing him as Trump-like, less in terms of his personality in sort of tone and tenor, obviously, but in terms of policy,” said Shear at the briefing. “Even today, representative of the Cuban government describing the frustration with the president continuing to maintain Trump-era policies vis-à-vis Cuba.”

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