Editor’s Pick: NR on Psaki Bristling at Question on Abortion, Pope

October 28th, 2021 10:19 AM

On Wednesday, National Review’s Brittany Bernstein reported on how White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki “bristled on Wednesday when a reporter asked if President Biden, who is Catholic and pro-abortion, will discuss ‘the human dignity of the unborn’ when he meets with Pope Francis later this week.”

After recounting how, “Owen Jensen of EWTN, a Catholic news network, asked Psaki during a press briefing if President Biden plans to discuss abortion with the pope when the pair meets on Friday in Vatican City,” Bernstein noted Psaki’s sneering reply: “Well, Owen, as you know, although you ask me most often if not every time about abortion, but I will say there was a great deal of agreement—” Jensen pushed back: “Is there a problem with my question?”    

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