White House press secretary Jen Psaki was hammered Monday following her decision to invoke President Joe Biden’s personal losses and grief while responding to a question on the botched drone strike in Afghanistan.
“As a human being, as a president, and as somebody who has overseen loss in a variety of scenarios, both as a leader and personally, his reaction is it’s a tragedy, and every loss is a tragedy, and he supports the effort to move this forward as quickly as possible and to have a thorough investigation,” Psaki said to a reporter after being asked what Biden’s reaction was upon hearing of the failed strike.
The strike, intended to target ISIS-K terrorists following last month’s terror attack that killed 13 U. S. service members in Kabul, instead killed seven children, among other innocent victims.
Biden has frequently spoken about his personal experience with grief and how he’s overcome it during his long political career. Biden’s infant daughter and first wife were kille… (Read more)