Jen Psaki noticed what Peter Doocy was attempting to do with a query about Haitian migrants and vaccine playing cards and was having none of it.
Jen Psaki explains to Peter Doocy like he’s a four-year-old the distinction between Haitian immigrants who’re being deported and unvaccinated folks flying on airplanes. pic.twitter.com/iBcIRqVX8L
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) September 20, 2021
Doocy requested, “Is somebody asking the international nationals for proof of vaccination or a damaging COVID take a look at?”
Psaki began to reply, “Properly, to start with, I can stroll you thru the steps.”
Doocy interrupted, “That’s the coverage for folks who fly, so if somebody walks throughout the river, does somebody ask to see their vaccination card.”
Psaki resumed, “Let me clarify to you once more, Peter, how the method works, because the people come throughout the border and assessed if they’ve signs, and if they’ve signs they’re quarantined. That’s the method. They aren’t intending to remain right here for a prolonged time frame.
Doocy, clearly not getting it, requested, “What’s the distinction?”
Psaki tried to elucidate to Lil’ Pete, probably for the millionth time, “It isn’t the identical factor. These are people we famous and mentioned we’re expelling people based mostly on Title 42, particularly due to COVID, and we need to forestall a situation the place giant variety of persons are gathering and posing a menace to the neighborhood and the migrants themselves. These are the insurance policies we put in place largely as a result of once more the CDC recommends Title 42.”
Jen Psaki Noticed What Peter Doocy Was Making an attempt To Do And Stopped Him
Peter Doocy implied that Haitian migrants get handled higher and have fewer COVID restrictions on them than the unvaccinated (principally Republicans).
Doocy’s level was not correct as a result of the US is deporting Haitian migrants. On the similar time, the unvaccinated get to remain in the USA whereas whining about possibly having to indicate proof of vaccination or a COVID take a look at to go to a restaurant, live performance, or be in giant teams of individuals.
These two conditions will not be the identical, and Jen Psaki wasn’t about to let Peter Doocy smear President Biden with such an absurd false equivalency.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He’s additionally a White Home Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Diploma in Political Science. His graduate work centered on public coverage, with a specialization in social reform actions.
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