The White House press corps erupted Tuesday after press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre chastised the Daily Caller’s White House correspondent Diana Glebova after she tried to ask Dr. Anthony a question about the true origins of Covid-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci was giving a news conference when he took a step back from the stage.
Glebova claimed she had questioned Fauci multiple times what he had done to research the virus’s origins, forcing Jean-Pierre to move back to the stage and snap at her.
April Ryan, a Grio reporter, also informed her she was “disrespectful.”
Glebova attempted to react, but Jean-Pierre quickly hushed her, stating that she would not engage in a “back and forth with you.”
As Jean-Pierre attempted to withdraw, Steven Nelson of the New York Post and Simon Ateba of Africa News Today defended Glebova.
“You need to call on people across the room, she has a valid question, she’s asking about the origins of COVID,” Ateba exclaimed. A statement which caused Jean-Pierre to return to the podium and claim that she had heard the question but was simply refusing to answer it.
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