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Chaos Erupts As Vice President Pence Walks Out Of Press Briefing

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Reporters burst into screams after Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a coronavirus task force briefing Thursday without taking any questions.

Leading the first coronavirus task force briefing since July, Pence thanked reporters and walked off stage after an almost 90-minute briefing. Reporters immediately began shouting questions as Pence left the room, according to videos posted to Twitter.

“Why is the federal government not taking questions?” one reporter can be heard saying in the video.

Another reporter in the front row of the briefing stood up and appeared to throw his hands up in the air while someone said “what is going on?”

.@VP left immediately after making closing remarks without taking a single question. Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx paused and looked like they wanted to engage with reporters, but ultimately followed Pence back to West Wing.

As the gaggle of reporters continued to question Pence’s walkout, one reporter could be heard asking, “how c… (Read more)