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Biden Lashes Out At Reporter For Calling Chinese President His “Old Friend”

by Graham Allen Team

During a press conference on Wednesday, President Joe Biden snapped after Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as his “old friend.”

“You keep saying there’s no substitute for face-to-face dialogue, and also with what you said at NATO, the biggest problems right now are Russia and China. You have spoken many times about how you have spent perhaps more time with President Xi than any other world leader,” Doocy asked, adding, “So is there going to be — come a time where you might call him, old friend to old friend, and ask him to open up China to the World Health Organization investigators who are trying to get to the bottom of COVID-19?”

“Let’s get something straight. We know each other well, we’re not old friends,” Biden snapped as he gestured with his hand. “It’s just pure business.”


Doocy continued by noting how the G7 called for more investigations into the Chinese government. “So what happens now?” Doocy asked.

“China’s trying very hard to project itself as a very responsible and very, very forthcoming nation. They are finding it hard to talk about how they’re helping the world in terms of COVID-19, and vaccines, they’re trying very hard. Certain things you don’t have to explain to the people of the world, they see the results,” Biden replied, the deflected by saying the United States just needs to focus on preventing another pandemic.

Biden has been a total embarrassment for the United States at the G7.While speaking on the world stage on Tuesday, President Joe Biden degraded into a gibberish laced rant. It is very hard to understand what he was trying to say.

“And uh, I’ve said before and I apologize for the – Oh, I didn’t Jake Sullivan from the State Department [inaudible],” Biden said with his Secretary of State by his side. “I’m leaving out a lot of people here I apologize. I’m going to get in trouble. But, anyway, we’ll get back to that. But um we um you know…”


During a different press conference on Sunday, Biden confused Libya and Syria three times at the G-7 Summit in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

The confusion came as Biden tried responding to a question from NBC News’ Peter Alexander who was asking about what his planned actions were against Russian President Vladimir Putin. Biden’s answer was completely embarrassing considering he confused Syria and Libya three different times.

“There is no guarantee you can change a person’s behavior or the behavior of their country. Autocrats have enormous power and they do not have to answer to a public,” Biden started. “The fact is that it may very well be if I respond in kind, which I will, that it does not dissuade him. He wants to keep going. But I think we’re gonna be moving in a direction where Russia has its own dilemmas, let us say, in dealing with its economy, dealing with — COVID, and dealing with, not only the United States, but Europe writ large and the Middle East.”

“There is a lot going on where we can work together with Russia. For example, in Libya, we should be opening up the passes to be able to go through and provide — food assistance — an economic, I mean — vital assistance to a population that is in real trouble. I think I’m gonna very hard — by the way there’s places where — I should not be starting off by negotiating in public here, but let me say it this way — Russia has engaged in activities which we believe are contrary to international norms,” he added.

“They have also bitten off some real problems they’re gonna have trouble chewing on. For example, the rebuilding of Syria, of Libya — you know, this is — they’re there and as long as they’re there without the ability to bring about some order in the region, you can’t do that very well without providing or the basic economic needs of people, so I am hopeful that we can find accommodation where we can save the lives of people in, for example, in Libya consistent with the interests of — may be far different reasons — but for the same reasons,” the president finished.

Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce unleashed on Biden in a tweet: “This is horrible. At some point his cognitive disfunction has to be considered a natl security threat if only because of the confidence it must give our enemies “President confuses Syria with Libya three times””

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