Doocy Confronts Jean-Pierre On Being Columbia Alumna Amid Protests

By Ian Banks | May 7, 2024

Pro-Palestinian protests

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stood up for President Joe Biden's reputation among young voters in response to accusations from Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy that the president has been absent during campus protests.

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In a press conference on Wednesday, Doocy asserted that Biden had been missing in action regarding the pro-Palestinian protests and had not commented on reports of anti-Semitism during the demonstrations. The White House had previously denounced the protest at Columbia University, labeling some of the rhetoric as “Blatantly anti-Semitic, unconscionable, and dangerous.”

The youth vote

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“I understand that President Biden historically has spoken very forcefully about antisemitism, but this week, he’s not. He’s MIA. Is he that worried about losing the youth vote with these protesters?” Doocy asked.