President Biden’s top spokesperson, despite the undisguised demands of his commander-in-chief on Wednesday night, raised a question-telling reporters that he is “celebrating a historic night” and that he has “bigger Worry about the problem”.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s response was discovered during Biden’s appearance at the Lincoln Memorial.
“He is celebrating the night of a long-standing day in our country, and of course he signed the power of attorney for masks because this is to convey to the American public the importance of wearing masks and how to save thousands of lives,” Psaki It failed at the press conference on Thursday.
She added: “As we do every day, we have taken many well-known COVID prevention measures in testing, social distancing, wearing masks, etc.,”
CSPAN’s video and reporter’s tweets showed that the newly appointed president and his family were not wearing masks when they were found in the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday night.
Fox News reporter Peter Doocy put pressure on Psaki to ask whether Biden unabashedly set a “good example” for Americans based on his new mission.
She replied: “I think we have bigger problems to worry about now.”
In November, then-president-elect Biden told the American people that it was their “patriotic duty” to limit the spread of the coronavirus in their family’s Thanksgiving celebrations, asking them to “abandon so many traditions” , We have already made this holiday.”
“I know how difficult it is to give up family traditions. But it is very important. He said: “Our country is in the middle of a sharp increase in cases. “
“We owe each other. Literally, this is our patriotic obligation as Americans. This means wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, and limiting the number of people in any population we are in until we get vaccinated. These are The most effective tool against viruses.”
In a 17-minute speech before Thanksgiving, Biden insisted: “All these steps we ask people to take are not political speech. Everyone is based on science.”
He said: “The federal government cannot do this alone. Each of us has our own responsibility to slow down the virus as much as we can. Every decision we make is important.”