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‘The Most Delusional Press Conference I Have Ever Seen’: Kayleigh McEnany Torches Biden Presser

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Former White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany laid into President Joe Biden during Thursday’s broadcast of “Outnumbered” on Fox News, lambasting his long-awaited press conference as “the most delusional” she had ever seen.

McEnany joined her co-hosts in responding to Biden’s lengthy Wednesday afternoon presser — the first in weeks — that came on the eve of his first anniversary in office.

Co-host Harris Faulkner began the segment with a clip of Biden saying that he didn’t “believe” polls that suggested Americans were not happy with his performance thus far. “That’s interesting, Marc, and this isn’t a fact-check, just an observation. While he says he doesn’t believe them, how come he knew all the numbers at one point?”

“They all say the same thing — This is not like an outlier here or there, he started out his presidency with 56% approval and a 20 points above water on approval versus disapproval,” Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen replied. “He is today at about 41% and ten points underwater so that goes from 20 points above water to 10 points underwater in just a year. It’s stunning. If this is outperforming expectation, I would hate to see what underperforming expectations look like. It reminds me of that – there was a USA Today poll where nearly half the country said that Biden has done a worse job than they expected, and I thought to myself, the rest of them think, ‘No, that’s pretty much what I expected. It’s as bad as I thought it would be.’”

“Our former President Trump used the phrase ‘promises kept.’ And this president last — yesterday was asked specifically about keeping promises,” Faulkner said then, turning the question over to McEnany.

“I thought that was most delusional press conference I have ever seen,” McEnany said. “He said he over-performed and that the American people give him a 33% approval rating in Quinnipiac…. (Read more)

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