Jen Psaki Denies ‘Ludicrous’ Reports Wh Staff Controlling Joe Biden


White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday strongly condemned the idea that White House staff were preventing President Joe Biden from making concessions to Republicans on his coronavirus package.

“There is no one who’s going to tell him what to do or hold him back,” she said.

Senate Republicans expressed concerns about successfully reaching an agreement with the Biden White House, after meeting with the president Monday claiming his staff would prevent him from compromising.

“The new president talks a lot about unity, but his White House staff and congressional leadership are working with a different playbook,” McConnell said Wednesday during his opening remarks in the Senate.

But Psaki said any questions about whether there was any daylight between the president and his staff on the package price tag were “ludicrous.”

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