President Biden again ignored this Questions from reporters on Tuesday as they tried to get him to delve into top-secret documents from his vice-presidency recently found on him Delaware house and the Penn Biden Center in Washington, DC
Biden had a bilateral meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, and after the two leaders made brief remarks, reporters began throwing questions at the president. They were all received in silence.
“Will you agree to speak to the special counsel?” A reporter was heard asking regarding Robert Hur, who was appointed Special Counsel to examine the documents and how they were kept.
Biden ignored the questions, smiled and continued to chat with Rutte. In the meantime, White House staff urgently pushed the media out of the room.
“Thanks. Let’s go, thanks,” an employee was heard repeating.
The same thing happened three times last week. First, on Monday, Biden refused to answer questions about the documents. Then, the following day, the President did not confirm questions about his bilateral meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
White House officials quickly herded reporters out of the room, as they did after Tuesday’s meeting with Rutte.
On Friday, Biden had a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio. At the end of the meeting, reporters called out questions about the appointment of the special counsel. Biden pretended not to hear her as he shook hands with the prime minister for a photo op.
Those cases followed an incident Thursday when Biden responded to Fox News’ Peter Doocy, who asked the president, “What were you thinking?” regarding the storage of classified information in his garage next to his Corvette.
Biden seemed to acknowledge this when he responded by saying, “By the way, my Corvette is in a locked garage.