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Joe Biden press conference – live: President laughs as Fox News’ Doocy asks why he’s pulling the US so far left

Watch live as Biden holds a press conference as he marks his first year in office

President Joe Biden gave his first press conference of 2022 during which he promoted his administration’s accomplishments in its first year.

The presidential Q&A took place as Mr Biden’s approval rating is just 40%, on the eve of the first anniversary of his inauguration.

A new Morning Consult/Politico poll showed 56% of those polled disapproving of his job performance so far, while 68% also felt the United States was headed in the wrong direction.

The president will also announce a plan to distribute hundreds of millions of N95 masks to Americans for free, according to Politics.

The masks are said to come from the federal government’s stockpile of 737 million N95 masks in the National Strategic Stockpile, which come from 12 national manufacturers.

Last week, Mr. Biden acknowledged that for some Americans, getting high-quality masks is “not always affordable or practical.”

Free Covid tests are now available to order online.

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After almost two hours, the president closes his press conference after one hour and 54 minutes.

Mark Knoller of CBS News notes that this exceeds the longest Trump and Obama press conferences.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:56 p.m.

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Biden on confusion over Covid-19 communications

“To the extent that the messages have been confusing, it is because we are learning more. It was a whole new virus, a whole new phenomenon, a story unfolding.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:53 p.m.

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Some clarification from the White House National Security Council on whether Biden was opening the door for Russia to distinguish between an invasion and an incursion.

Spokesperson Emily Horne said, “POTUS has clarified this. He was referring to the difference between Russian military and non-military/para-military/cyber action. Such actions would be the subject of a reciprocal response, in coordination with Allies and partners.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:51 p.m.

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Biden continues with the press conference despite his self-imposed 5:45 p.m. deadline.

He suggests that journalists ask him “easy” questions for “quick” answers – a whirlwind ride!

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:49 p.m.

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Video: Joe Biden ignores ‘mental fitness’ question

Joe Biden ignores question about conservative reporter’s ‘mental fitness’

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:46 p.m.

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Biden says he thinks Republican lawmakers are more filibuster now than they were during the Obama presidency.

“I don’t know what their program is now. What is that? The American public is outraged by the tax structure we have in America. What do they propose to do about it? Did you hear anything ?

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:44 p.m.

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Biden admits child tax credits and free community colleges are unlikely to go through the process of dividing Build Back Better into pieces.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:43 p.m.

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Meanwhile, former President Donald Trump complains in a statement that President Biden receives “softball questions” from a list of reports and then reads the answers.

Biden had just called and answered questions from Fox News and Newsmax.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:41 p.m.

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The president is open to another summit with Putin because he recognizes what is at stake over Ukraine.

He says Putin is not in a good position to dominate a conflict.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:36 p.m.

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Biden is unimpressed with the question about his son Hunter.

Olivier O’ConnellJanuary 19, 2022 10:32 p.m.


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