Fox News’ John Roberts doesn’t think the White House has been clear enough in its condemnation of white supremacy.
After President Trump’s deflection of a request to condemn far-right extremist group the Proud Boys in Tuesday night’s debate, reporters and lawmakers have been demanding a better answer from the White House. Roberts was among them on Thursday, asking White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany for a statement on the matter and not exactly getting one.
Roberts was clearly not satisfied with this answer. Broadcasting later from the White House, Roberts questioned why Trump and his communications team wouldn’t clearly say “‘I denounce white supremacy. I’ve always denounced white supremacy.'”
And Roberts wasn’t happy with criticism he received on Twitter for asking it either. “I don’t care. Because it’s a question that needs to be asked,” Roberts said, getting visibly angry. “Stop deflecting. Stop blaming the media. I’m tired of it,” he finished.
But it wasn’t long until McEnany fired back with some very personal criticism of her own.
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