White House Correspondents Unleash On ‘Waste Of Time’ Karine Jean-Pierre

Karine Jean-Pierre is NOT popular among the White House press!
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 08: White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on December 08, 2022 in Washington, DC. Jean-Pierre fielded questions about the release of Olympic gold-medalist and WNBA player Brittney Griner from Russian custody and the continued detention of Paul Whelan.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Multiple White House Correspondents unleashed on Press Secretary Karine-Jean Pierre in the latest edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources Newsletter.
  • “You just get the feeling that you’re wasting your time and whatever is in front of her in the binder is all she is going to say, no matter how many times you ask the question. It’s just a painful waste of time,” said one White House reporter to CNN. “She is arguably the least effective White House press secretary of the television era,” said another.
  • “A lot of this sounds more like theater criticism than concern about ability to report facts for the American people’s benefit,” a White House spokesperson told Mediaite.

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