UPDATED 8:42 AM PT – Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Joe Biden apologized after he called a conservative White House correspondent a “son of a bitch.” During an interview on Monday, Fox News reporter Peter Doocy confirmed Biden called him to apologize, saying the President told him it was nothing personal.
Biden was caught on a hot mic earlier in the day calling Doocy the name after he tried to ask Biden a question about record high inflation in the U.S.
Democrats: Donald Trump’s attacks on the press are an attack on the First Amendment.
Joe Biden to Peter Doocy: “What a stupid son of a b*tch.”
Democrats: *silence* pic.twitter.com/csPv2yjNPb
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) January 24, 2022
This comes as Biden has developed a reputation for responding to tough questions with personal attacks despite repeatedly claiming he’s a champion of the free press.