BREAKING: White House press sec called out for 2016 election fraud tweets, calls claims 'ridiculous'

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Fox News’ Peter Doocy asked the White House on Tuesday about Biden’s anti-MAGA speech last Thursday. Doocy was looking to know how Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre could reconcile Biden’s claims that it is “extremist” to question election results with her own questioning of election results in 2016. Jean-Pierre said that was “ridiculous,” and then invoked January 6.

“A follow-up about the MAGA Republican attention,” Doocy asked. “So we’re all in agreement that it is incorrect to say the 2020 election was stolen. What about the 2016 election?”

“Look,” Jean-Pierre said with obvious annoyance, “I’m not going to go back to where we were, or what happened in 2016. And we’re going to focus on the here and now we’re going to focus on what’s happening today. This inflection point that the President pointed out very clearly, very decisively, in a few speeches about what the country needs to do at this time to bring the country together and he believes that’s where the majority of Americans are when it comes to protecting our democracy when it comes to protecting our rights. And when it comes to protecting our freedoms, that’s what we’re going to talk about. That’s what we’re going to focus on where we are at today.”

“But just trying to understand the new attention on the MAGA Republicans,” Doocy replied, seeking an actual answer to his question. “You tweeted in 2016 ‘Trump stole an election—”

Jean-Pierre interrupted Doocy to say she “knew he was going to bring up” her claims of election fraud in 2016. “I was waiting, Peter, when you were going to ask me that question.”

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