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Jen Psaki’s Biggest Whoppers

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AMAC Exclusive – By Louis J. Senn

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During her first briefing, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki stated that “rebuilding trust with the American people will be central to our focus in the press office and in the White House every single day.” After four years of open hostility from the media toward every member of the Trump White House press team, reporters eagerly awaited the opportunity to fawn over “the adults” that Biden was supposedly putting back in charge.

The reality, however, has been somewhat different. Psaki treats the few reporters who try to press for transparency disrespectfully, and she ignores and pivots away from any question that requires a thoughtful answer (she’ll perhaps be best remembered as the “um, I’ll have to circle back” press secretary).

Predictably, the rest of the media has dutifully turned a blind eye to Psaki’s shifty non-answers and blatant lies. Given how unfairly the White House Press Corps treated Trump’s press secretaries, it’s time to ask: Which is worse, a press secretary who can’t tell the truth or a spineless press that won’t demand that they do? Here’s a look back at just a few of Jen Psaki’s biggest whoppers that the lapdog media swallowed whole.

The Southern Border is “closed”

In March of 2021, Psaki stated in an interview that “the border remains closed. It is not opened.” Yet not only was the border not closed, Biden continued to throw the doors wide open. Early on, the Biden administration claimed that the dramatic spike in border crossings were seasonal increases; however, according to Customs and Border Patrol data, the number of border encounters in March of 2021 was over 400% higher than a year prior under the Trump administration. This was never a seasonal increase, and despite Psaki’s insistence that the border was closed, the numbers only got worse from there. Not until October of 2021 did the number of border crossings fall below March of 2021, and even then only marginally. Well over two million illegal aliens crossed the border last year. So, no, the border was not closed, and Psaki knew it.

Joe Biden saved you “16 cents” on your 4th of July cookout

In one of the most out-of-touch moments from an out-of-touch administration, the White House Twitter account proudly proclaimed that, thanks to Joe Biden, Americans would save 16 cents on their 4th of July cookout. Psaki was grilled about the tone-deafness of the tweet and responded: “I would say if you don’t like hot dogs, you may not care of the reduction of cost.”

Much of the backlash came due to the fact that, while Americans might be saving 16 cents on the food for their BBQ (itself a dubious claim), the price of gas was more than a dollar higher than it had been one year prior. Moreover, inflationary pressures were already beginning to loom, and the economic recovery begun under President Trump was beginning to stagnate. In short, Biden wasn’t saving anyone anything, and to suggest otherwise was at best misleading.

The White House was targeting “Covid disinformation”

In July of 2021, Psaki announced that the White House was “flagging problematic posts for Facebook that spread disinformation.”  In other words, the government was working directly with Big Tech to silence Americans who refused to toe the party line on Covid-19. Making the Communist Party everywhere proud, everyone with dissenting views was browbeaten into submission at the behest of the White House, even as “the science” changed constantly.

But have no fear – Americans can rest easy knowing that Psaki & Co. will be reviewing our rights to free speech alongside these massive, powerful corporations.

Americans are “not stranded” in Afghanistan

Biden’s disaster in Afghanistan was a wake-up call for many Americans about just how incompetent so many people are within the Biden administration, including his communications team.

Embarrassingly, the worst offense here was not even what Psaki said, but the fact that she was missing entirely, along with the rest of the White House staff. Americans were left watching horrific scenes unfold in Afghanistan while the President and his press secretary were nowhere to be found. Psaki’s email was set for out-of-office notifications. Everyone needs time to relax, but people who serve as the spokesperson for the highest office in the land must be responsive and adaptable. As the saying goes, if you can’t stand the heat…

When she finally returned to the office, Psaki engaged in a string of lies and mischaracterizations intended to obfuscate how bad things really were in Afghanistan. Perhaps the worst example was her assertion that “it’s irresponsible to say, ‘Americans are stranded.’ They are not.” According to Psaki, some Americans wanted to be trapped behind Taliban lines. Both before and after Psaki’s statement, there was no reason to be sure that the American government would be able to protect Americans or its allies in Afghanistan. The State Department even cautioned that it “cannot ensure safe passage to the [Kabul] airport.”  And then, multiple times in the week after Psaki’s statement, they warned any Americans in Kabul to “avoid traveling to the airport.” To this day, some Americans still remain trapped in the country. Perhaps Psaki just didn’t know what the word “stranded” means?

People concerned about crime are living in an “alternate universe.”

In a recent podcast interview, Psaki literally laughed as she said Fox News viewers lived in an “alternate universe” for being concerned about Democrats’ soft-on-crime policies. But it’s Psaki who apparently lives in an alternate universe. Despite the fact that she goes to work every day in a building protected by hundreds of armed guards, crime is spiking in every major American city, thanks in large part to progressive policies and politicians that allow criminals back onto the streets and refuse to prosecute some crimes. Even in her own back yard, the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department has already seen a 22% rise in violent crime this year when compared to the same period last year. 

In Jen Psaki’s universe, there are no consequences for any actions or statements by the White House. The increased crime rates around the country are of no concern to her.

Psaki is allowed to disagree with what a news channel covers. But when she laughs off the urgent realities facing millions of Americans, she highlights the dangerous consequences of her own obliviousness.

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Psaki stated in a CNN interview last year that “I think it’s going to be time for somebody else to have this job in a year from now.” There’s no doubt that being the public face of a presidential administration isn’t an easy task, and press secretaries rarely stick around for an entire four years. It is an arduous job that requires patience, adaptability, commitment to long hours, and, probably most importantly, honesty.

It’s clear by now that Psaki lacks a number of those attributes. But while many Americans likely agree with Psaki that it’s “time for somebody else to have this job,” don’t hold your breath for competency – by all accounts, that’s in short supply in this administration.

Louis J. Senn is a lawyer in Louisville, Kentucky, who previously worked for the Trump Administration.

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PaulE
PaulE
2 years ago

Jen Psaki is merely representative of the general distain and contempt the entire Biden administration, as well as every Democrat politician has for the American people. Her dismissive tone expressed to anyone in the press that remotely challenges the official narrative of the administration is typical of all authoritarian regimes. It comes from the smug assurance that the government official, in this case Jen Psaki, can say virtually any lie and it doesn’t really matter whether the people believe it or not. Only that the people have no means to challenge the administration without consequences.

All that separates a typical Jen Psaki press conference, or for that matter any Biden administration press conference from the White House, from one held by the leaders of say China, Russia, Iran or North Korea today is that when someone speaks up in those other countries, the person is either immediately dragged away or is disappeared shortly thereafter. We haven’t gotten to that stage just yet. Look at what happened to the Dutch reporter over the weekend at the Chinese Olympics. He merely mentioned a subject China doesn’t wants discussed and was immediately dragged away by Chinese security forces while on air. All while the news anchor back in the Dutch studio was stunned into complete silence by the action of the Chinese security personnel.

Art
Art
2 years ago

SPIN DOCTOR? TRULY A PROFESSIONAL FRONT PERSON. SHE HAS BEEN THERE FROM OBAMA TENURE THEN TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT AND NOW THE FACE PERSON FOR JRB. SHE IS THE BULLET RESISTANT VEST FOR THIS ADMINISTRATION. SHE HAS STATED THAT SHE IS LEAVING. NO FXXXING WAY. SHE IS THE LIFEBOAT THAT KEEPS THIS DISASTER AFLOAT.

MIKE FAILLA
MIKE FAILLA
2 years ago

PROPAGANDA MINISTER PSAKI (aka: baghdad bob.)

Walter
Walter
2 years ago

The transparency is there, and we all see the lies that JP spews out all the time. She must be paid very well for trying to sell all this BS to the American people. She is just another lying hypocrite like the rest of the Commie Dems. If they want the Americans to gain trust in our government, they all need to get on the next bus out of D.C. and please take Biden and Harris with them. Such a corrupt government!

VikkiC
VikkiC
2 years ago

Maybe they should have shipped Psak O’crap over to China…she would make a good mouthpiece for Xi. I think she would literally choke if she told the truth about anything…

Paul Cressman
Paul Cressman
2 years ago

Different people in the administration have publically said things that are not true … and the big media has even called some things out.

gin
gin
2 years ago

I’m repeating myself. Satan is being allowed to run the world for a time. He has a lot of minions. When God decides, He will take over and remake the world and universe as He intended for them to be before mankind caused the separation between us and God. His ways are not our ways. He alone is good. We’re supposed to love Him and our neighbors, but look at how the world behaves. Lies, robberies, killing, adulteries, and more. And few put the Lord above all else. The predictions are happening exponentially. It won’t be much longer. If you don’t want eternal separation from good,(God), ask His son who died to pay for yours and my sins to save you. The cross is the only thing the Father accepts for our salvation..

Joseph L. Sexton
Joseph L. Sexton
2 years ago

While driving to work I used to listen to Rush Limbaugh(G-D rest his soul). after a while I realized he only presented all the problems BUT never the solutions so I stopped. I love Tucker Carlson because of his funny presentation BUT he is doing exactly the same thing as Rush, all problems, few solutions. The Democrats are allowing ILLEGALS by the thousands into OUR Country, many with Covid & other diseases we got rid of years ago, also bad people along with maybe good people, while FORCING us to get Vaccinated & wear Masks. How about Texas or any State with a Mexican Border putting Troops on their Border. when they see ILLEGALS crossing fire a few rounds in their direction. they don’t have to hurt anyone but merely scare the hell out of them. I’ll gladly help building an Wall with donatons, electrified on top & a warning sign everywhere. The Demorats already have them voting locally, soon it may be Nationwide & good bye AMERICA. We’re the Arab, they’re the Camel slowing pushing US out.This is OUR Country one that I & my Son defended. Lets take it back, MAGA !!!

Carol
Carol
2 years ago

I would love to see how she would do in some of the countries I have lived and worked in. I would love to say here what I say all the time about her and the rest of the current REGIME who think they are so above the rest of us THE PEASANTS of the midddle ages! But I fear that comcast would thrust me off again and I really need to stay with AMAC for their letters! I am 82 this year and have had Parkinson’s thrust upon me over the last 5 years. But I will not give up trying to educate the rest of America about the dangers of this REGIME on our daily lives. These type of “low life creatures” are not worth the effort but I shall keep at it. I am so angry with what the chinese and the russian commies are trying to do to this world that this “P*** on Psaki” pales in comparison to what we can expect in the future from their hatred of the west! Thank you for writing this article and I hope you will not stand alone for too long. Carol

Steven H
Steven H
2 years ago

No surprise that she’s in the boat she is. This Administration thrives on lies and misinformation and she’s no different. Maybe a press secretary would last longer if they were honest and told the truth. And why doesn’t she have a back-up press secretary? So much for building the public trust. It’s like I’ve been saying, everything Biden touches turns to crap.

ourzoo10
ourzoo10
2 years ago

i don’t remember any press secretary anywhere this snarky or dismissive of the press.

Jeb
Jeb
2 years ago

The world is full of people like Psaki, they may have gone to college but they never moved developmentally from concrete to abstract thinking. As a result they are intellectually incapable of understanding what they say is anything more than what they say. For the most part business and industry weeds these people out, but…apparently joeblow and company are way behind the power curve but then many of them are developmentally and intellectually incapable of understanding much of anything as well.

tika
tika
2 years ago

rino’s and dems are judas goats to the real Americans. lie,lie,lie,lie,lie,lie,lie,lie ……… and then sell us all out to the socialist globalist oneworld-ers. it’s too late folks. make your peace; it’s not going to end well.

KenJack
KenJack
2 years ago

Of course she’s lying. Lies are the nourishment of Democrat politicians. They thrive on lies.

Bil L. Goddard
Bil L. Goddard
2 years ago

Kudos for a well-written, and fairly concise view of who Psaki & Biden are& what they do (

courtcopphil
courtcopphil
2 years ago

the only real question is, has she EVER told the truth?

Morbious
Morbious
2 years ago

The communist press is the enemy of the people, of freedom and this country. They fancy themselves to be ‘citizens of the world’. Their loyalty is to a globalist new world order, yet to be fully realized. They’re doing their part along with the treason party to erase borders and the nation state. Who will rule? The smart people, like them. Leftists are jostling for position. They wish to be part of the coming aristocracy. The words of the serpent tickle their ears; ‘ye shall be as gods’. Their vanity knows no limits.

jake the snake
jake the snake
2 years ago

Folks is there anything at all that the democrats, liberals, progressives are not lying about?

These people are absolutely corrupt in every possible way.

Bruce
Bruce
2 years ago

Why the ostentatious misquotes, errors and question evasion? The answer is easy…..prior to the press conference she drank too many Saketinis. What’s a saketini? Its 3 1/2 oz Gin and 1/2 oz Sake.

Anne
Anne
2 years ago

How do I share this on Face book if there isn’t any facebook link an;ym;ore.

Larry W.
Larry W.
2 years ago

It’s evident that she is a good liar, look who she works for.

Rik
Rik
2 years ago

She just emulates her “boss”: Comrade President Jackass Josef “Lyin” Biden!!! . . . She’s between a rock and a Jackass, what’s a fool to do? . . . She’s just playing her part, and she’s great at it too!

DinaK
DinaK
2 years ago

Don’t forget that last year she insisted that the Feds wouldn’t issue a vaccine mandate…..

GregM
GregM
2 years ago

I can’t imagine being married to or working with this hateful liar of a press secretary.

Gen.Grant
Gen.Grant
2 years ago

What a disgrace, this woman epitomizes the Marxist Democrats, lie-lie-lie, and ask the corrupt media to coverup your lies.

Carol
Carol
2 years ago

Whomever Biden gets to replace Psaki, they will be just as much a liar as she has been! Nothing new here!

Frank
Frank
2 years ago

There is no integrity in the White House with Joe or Psaki. There is no effort to actually look at the facts, and answer the American Voter with the truth. They think we are a bunch of mindless fools.

Richard Cummings
Richard Cummings
2 years ago

In her 1st meeting, (or at least one of 1st meetings) she matter-of-factly stated she would never lie. That was probably her biggest lie of all.

Rosalee Cavanaugh
Rosalee Cavanaugh
2 years ago

so What? Does anyone DO ANYTHING to stop the LIES? Our Country is quickly losing any creditability nationwide and worldwide. But rejoice! we are saving the climate and the polar bears. Screw the rest of the US citizens. Let’s go Brandon!

Sean Richman
Sean Richman
2 years ago

Whoppers are the creed of the leftist democRATS.

Karen
Karen
2 years ago

Psaki is good at what she does. A typical commie Dem liar. Don’t expect any change as the media does nothing but lie all the time. Only nine months to go to stop all this lying, if we survive.
LET’S GO BRANDON……

Elena
Elena
2 years ago

She spoon (giant spoon) feeds lies to the American people. It just bewilders me how some (idiots) just eat it up.

SteveL
SteveL
2 years ago

I’ve got an idea, let’s send the entire administration on a fact finding mission to Afghanistan aboard Air Force One and have the plane run out of fuel upon landing in Kabul!

J C
J C
2 years ago

FJB FJP F the Communist Democrats and All who voted for these Communists

Richard Minetti
Richard Minetti
2 years ago

She is totally representative of the typical lowlife Democrat; if her lips are moving she is producing pure Bullschiff!!!

Kim
Kim
2 years ago

Jen Psaki is just a refection of this whole administration. Joe speaks lies, and Jen repeats them. Simple.

PattyRN MA
PattyRN MA
2 years ago

Jen Psaki is exactly the right choice to be Biden’s press secretary. She is a blatant liar with a sense of haughtiness and detachment from reality that is laughable and repugnant. I cannot watch her. She is smug, haughty and dismissive. She infuriates me and I don’t want to waste my time on that emotion. Along with Biden being the worse president ever, Jen Psaki can take her place as the worse press secretary EVER!

Dave Smith
Dave Smith
2 years ago

Psaki would have made a great propaganda minister for Hitler, Stalin, Mao or even a jr varsity psycho like Castro. Completely unable to tell the truth, blind belief in the elitist supremacy over working class people and actual enjoyment of knowing that very same working class is suffering under the authoritarian regime she serves. But at least the snowflakes aren’t suffering the hellish torture of mean, but very true tweets!

Myrna Wade
Myrna Wade
2 years ago

I am happy to not live in her alternate universe. I hope that having individual states will make it possible for us to remain one country for defense and a wide variety of other choices will remain under the states.

Rich Evans CPA. Candidate for Congress
Rich Evans CPA. Candidate for Congress
2 years ago

Hey Jen lies and obfuscates! Oh yes and ignores questions too. Such as what does Biden think about when life begins?

artzy
artzy
2 years ago

The WORST press secretary in history. AWFUL, snotty, rude, liar.

BAE
BAE
2 years ago

Psaki hates America and the tax payers. I don’t understand why people like her don’t move to another country. She is just another hater of freedoms. Except hers!

Marie Langley
Marie Langley
2 years ago

I have never watched a press conference by Psaki because I can’t stand to look at her smug face. I see segments on Fox News or News Max and that is enough. I hope she doesn’t have any kids. What shame to be a role model for them as such a big liar. She is disgusting.

Jeff
Jeff
2 years ago

There is no reason to listen to Baghdad Jenn. She lies like a rug, but without rhe charm.

GalleG
GalleG
2 years ago

Psaki was picked and groomed for her job from an organization that is funded by 4 shell companies called “Demand Justice.” She was the communications director there. Its a far left wing organization funded by the 1630Fund set up to oppose Trumps Supreme Court nominees. Demand Justice forced out Supreme Court Justice Breyer and “steered” Joe Biden to announce that he specifically wanted a black woman as the next nominee. That’s only the tip of the iceberg.

PaulE
PaulE
2 years ago

Jen Psaki is merely representative of the general distain and contempt the entire Biden administration, as well as every Democrat politician has for the American people. Her dismissive tone expressed to anyone in the press that remotely challenges the official narrative of the administration is typical of all authoritarian regimes. It comes from the smug assurance that the government official, in this case Jen Psaki, can say virtually any lie and it doesn’t really matter whether the people believe it or not. Only that the people have no means to challenge the administration without consequences.

All that separates a typical Jen Psaki press conference, or for that matter any Biden administration press conference from the White House, from one held by the leaders of say China, Russia, Iran or North Korea today is that when someone speaks up in those other countries, the person is either immediately dragged away or is disappeared shortly thereafter. We haven’t gotten to that stage just yet. Look at what happened to the Dutch reporter over the weekend at the Chinese Olympics. He merely mentioned a subject China doesn’t wants discussed and was immediately dragged away by Chinese security forces while on air. All while the news anchor back in the Dutch studio was stunned into complete silence by the action of the Chinese security personnel.

Art
Art
2 years ago

SPIN DOCTOR? TRULY A PROFESSIONAL FRONT PERSON. SHE HAS BEEN THERE FROM OBAMA TENURE THEN TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT AND NOW THE FACE PERSON FOR JRB. SHE IS THE BULLET RESISTANT VEST FOR THIS ADMINISTRATION. SHE HAS STATED THAT SHE IS LEAVING. NO FXXXING WAY. SHE IS THE LIFEBOAT THAT KEEPS THIS DISASTER AFLOAT.

MIKE FAILLA
MIKE FAILLA
2 years ago

PROPAGANDA MINISTER PSAKI (aka: baghdad bob.)

Walter
Walter
2 years ago

The transparency is there, and we all see the lies that JP spews out all the time. She must be paid very well for trying to sell all this BS to the American people. She is just another lying hypocrite like the rest of the Commie Dems. If they want the Americans to gain trust in our government, they all need to get on the next bus out of D.C. and please take Biden and Harris with them. Such a corrupt government!

VikkiC
VikkiC
2 years ago

Maybe they should have shipped Psak O’crap over to China…she would make a good mouthpiece for Xi. I think she would literally choke if she told the truth about anything…

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