The Psaki Show returned Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday with a packed show on the heels of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and a host of new travel restrictions. So, it fell to Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy to question Press Secretary Jen Psaki on, among other issues, President Biden’s hypocrisy on Covid travel bans and his latest mask faux pas.

Doocy cut right to the chase with a question no one had asked Biden following his Covid remarks or Psaki prior to his turn: “Before Joe Biden was President, he said that Covid travel restrictions on foreign countries were ‘hysterical,’ ‘xenophobia,’ and ‘fearmongering.’ So, what changed?”

 

 

Possessing zero shame, Psaki insisted he “put it in full context,” which was supposedly about Biden being “critical of was the way that the former President put out, I believe, a xenophobic tweet, in how he called — what he called the coronavirus, and — and who he directed it at.”

Psaki added that Biden “has not been critical of travel restrictions” since “we have put those in place ourselves” to “follow the advice of health and medical experts.”

As our friend Matt Whitlock pointed out, Psaki’s response should be torn to pieces by the so-called fact-checkers in the establishment press as Biden did indeed denounce the China ban.

Worse yet for Psaki, Biden also spoke out when Trump put in place travel bans to Africa, saying such a move “further diminished the U.S. in the eyes of the world.”

Moving along, Doocy shifted to Biden going unmasked while shopping in Nantucket, Massachusetts over he weekend. Initially, Psaki played dumb, but then offered a more formal set of responses, including the claim that it’s imperative for even the vaccinated to mask up because it “save[s]…the lives of” one’s “friends and neighbors” (click “expand”):

DOOCY: We saw the President shopping indoors on Saturday behind glass that says face…



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