Joe Biden calls Fox reporter a 'stupid son of a bitch' as he's quizzed on inflation

1/25/2022 12:51:00 PM

Joe Biden was not happy with a Fox News reporter's question

Joe Biden was not happy with a Fox News reporter's question

US president Joe Biden called a Fox News reporter a 'son of a bitch' after being asked about inflation.

25 January 2022, 09:47 By Will Taylor US president Joe Biden called a Fox News reporter a "son of a bitch" after being asked about inflation.White House correspondent Peter Doocy a “stupid son of a b****”.formally censured by her state party.During a meeting in Camp David over the weekend, Pentagon officials outlined various options to President Biden.

Speaking to reporters at the White House, journalists shouted questions at the commander-in-chief, who was quick to show his disdain for the line of questioning.Fox's Peter Doocy asked about inflation, which is at a 40-year-high and has hit Mr Biden's approval ratings."That’s a great asset, more inflation."Do you think inflation is a political liability ahead of the midterms [elections]?" Mr Doocy asked.“If there was strong candidates prepared to stand up for working families who understand that the Democratic party has got to be the party of working people, taking on big money interests, if both candidates were there in Arizona and West Virginia, yes, I would be happy to support them.Mr Biden sarcastically responded with: "It's a great asset - more inflation.Sign up to our newsletters." He shook his head and a microphone picked up his follow up: "What a stupid son of a bitch.

" Read more: Iain Dale takes aim at Joe Biden for 'appeasing Vladimir Putin' Mr Doocy later joked about the remark on Fox, telling viewers: "Nobody has fact-checked him yet and said it's not true.“You’ve got 50 Republicans who don’t want to do anything except criticise the president and then you have, sadly enough, two Democrats who choose to work with Republicans rather than the president, and it will sabotage the president’s effort to address the needs of working families in this country." He added that Mr Biden had called him later and told him it was "nothing personal, pal".The two have bickered before.The president has made tackling inflation a key part of his economic agenda, and he was convening the Competition Council body of advisers on Monday, which is focused on changing rules to help people deal with soaring prices.We passed the American Rescue Plan … and we also passed along the way the strongest infrastructure bill that has been passed since Dwight D Eisenhower … We were off to a great start.Mr Biden's administration has vowed to take action after previously declaring inflation "transitory".

There are global fears about the impact on prices amid supply chain issues and the demand for goods and services as economies open up after Covid lockdowns..“For five months now there have been negotiations behind closed doors trying to get these two Democratic senators on board.

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