Karine Jean-Pierre breaks down after being asked one simple question

The Biden administration is going down in flames. The White House Press Secretary is just the latest victim.

And Karine Jean-Pierre breaks down after being asked one simple question.

A day after President Biden pledged to address press questions “tomorrow or the next day,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated seven times that she does not “have anything” to say about when or if this will happen.

CNN correspondent M.J. Lee asked Jean-Pierre on Wednesday about when Biden would appear, saying, “The president said yesterday that he would be taking questions today or tomorrow. What was he referring to?”

The White House spokeswoman answered, “I don’t have anything to share at this time,” and claimed, “As you know, the president takes questions from you all often.”

Biden clearly warned reporters on Tuesday that he would not take questions during his remarks at the White House following last week’s stunning press conference.

“I’m not going to be taking any questions, but I’ll be taking questions tomorrow or the next day,” Biden said as he approached the podium.

“But I don’t want anything to get in the way of this statement.”

After slamming Trump and Republicans who he said “played into Putin’s hands” by rejecting a foreign aid package, Biden said, “I promise I’ll come back and answer questions later. Thank you.”

Jean-Pierre continued on Wednesday, “I don’t have anything on the public schedule to speak to. As you know, the president’s going to be in Ohio on Friday. Just don’t have anything to share on his public schedule.”

Lee said, “This is the second time, I think, in as many weeks that he has referenced taking questions at some point in the near future.”

“I was wondering, are White House advisers having discussions about generally the president finding more opportunities to take questions from reporters?”

Jean-Pierre defended Biden’s record of public appearances by saying, “I mean, he said it last week and he did. He took questions from you and on that Thursday, when he said that he would get back to you on Thursday or see you on Thursday. He gave remarks and took questions. So, we always try to find ways to — for him to have engagement with all of you. He takes initiative, obviously, on his own, many times, whether it’s on the South Lawn, whether it’s on the road, whether it’s here at the White House, to take questions from all of you. I just don’t have anything on his schedule to speak to at this time.”

The CNN interviewer then queried what Biden might have meant by his commitment the day before: “Was he likely referencing some kind of speech, like he gave last week, and then questions afterwards?”

“I mean, I really don’t have anything to share on his schedule,” Jean-Pierre said.

“I would say, you know, may — you know, who knows? We’ll see if something lands on his schedule. You guys asked me yesterday and I’m always very, very careful on that. It’s Valentine’s Day. He wants to share his love with all of you. You know, I just don’t have anything.”

Later, after joking that it would be better to make an appearance before dinnertime on Valentine’s Day to allow reporters to go on dates, Jean-Pierre repeated herself and stated that the press has consistently asked her the same question about Biden’s future appearances.

“But you all asked me that yesterday, and I’m always very careful, you know, and didn’t have anything at the time when you all asked me the same question,” she said.

“Look, I just don’t have anything right now to speak to, to the president’s public schedule today or tomorrow. But stay tuned, as we like to say from here. Stay tuned.”

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