WH Reporter Blasts Karine Jean-Pierre For Discrimination; Tense Exchange Leads To Shouting

A reporter airing his complaints about White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre not calling on enough reporters in the room overshadowed the presence of the “Ted Lasso” cast on Monday when they went to the White House to discuss mental health.

The reporter interrupted Pierre as he was about to address the crowded conference room and introduce the show’s cast and actor Jason Sudeikis when she remarked, “Karine, before — before you begin. Please call on everyone from the other side of the room, please.

“You’ve been treating me and some other individuals unfairly in the briefing room, and I’m saying that this is the United States,” the speaker said. Not China, this. Simon Ateba, the White House correspondent for Today News Africa, lamented that this was not Russia.

“By doing what you do, you are disgracing the First Amendment. For seven months now. You have not contacted me. You ignore my communications. I’m saying that’s not appropriate. That’s incorrect, he declared.

“No, not at all. Nope. That is not what we are doing at all. We won’t carry out this. We won’t carry out this. This is not what we’re doing, Jean-Pierre said.

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Ateba was reprimanded by other reporters in the briefing room, who shouted “Decorum,” “Be respectful,” and “You’re being rude.”

Are you prepared? Are we going to act properly? questioned the press secretary.

It’s not about acting properly, Ateba added. I’m asserting that it is necessary to uphold the First Amendment.

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  • What is the rest of the story, Mr Dupree? Was he escorted out of the briefing room? These Communist in power would not put up with that, is Mr. Ateba still well? Still in the USA? I do not trust the current government. Please follow up? They wish not to call on him at all. By Ateba being there, they fulfill the quota of Black people. Don't put it the WH at all. They claim Trump is a white supremacist, when we know they are lying. Trump did things for all people, and the minorities prospered more under Trump. I hope he gets his chance to ask a question, if not in her notebook you can bet he won't.

  • Long story short. It's OK if you're black and lesbian to be rude and not call on (for 7 months) the people you don't prefer. However, if you expect equal treatment or don't like having your texts and emails ignored, you're rude and disrespectful. Welcome to the woke white house.

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