Biden jokes about RUNNING OVER reporter after being questioned about Israel (VIDEO)
The White House press corps laughed and praised US President Joe Biden, after he joked about running over a reporter who asked a question about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as he tested an electric Ford pick-up truck.
Video from a Ford testing site in Dearborn, Michigan, shows Biden driving the F-150 Lightning truck model on a test runway, with the White House correspondents throwing him softball questions and laughing along – except for one female reporter.
“Mr. President, can I ask you a quick question on Israel before you drive away since it’s so important?” she can be heard asking.
“No you can’t. Not unless you get in front of the car as I step on it,” Biden replies, to laughter from the reporters. “I’m only teasing,” he added, then drove off, ignoring the question.
After Biden jokes about running over a reporter trying to ask him about Israel, many reporters start laughing; he then peels off and the press corps breaks into hysterical laughter pic.twitter.com/7pVn5vqMpI— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) May 18, 2021
The press gathered at the testing site for an “unscheduled stop,” and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki wouldn’t say if Biden would be the test-driver.
Among the questions he was asked upon driving up were “Would you buy one of these?” and “How does it feel behind the wheel?”
White House pool report:"Your pool made an unscheduled stop … The pool is standing behind cones at the landing strip for 'our safety.’ Asked if Biden was driving, Jen Psaki said 'we’ll see’. Then president Biden appeared driving fast in a grey-ish f-150 lightning truck." pic.twitter.com/skWDerTXGZ— JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) May 18, 2021
After he drove off, the gaggle could be heard laughing and calling the whole thing “fantastic,” with someone calling Biden the “best test driver ever.”
President Biden is currently driving a F-150 Lightning through an empty lot, with a Secret Service agent in the passenger seat. "This sucker's quick," he told reporters. pic.twitter.com/KsVzZiVDB6— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) May 18, 2021
There were no complaints about a threat to murder a reporter – even if made in jest – that would have been the talk of all cable channels had it been made by his predecessor Donald Trump.
Biden joking about running down a reporter for asking about Israel in an F-150 truck is a pretty good tell about just how performative the "how dare he" fainting spells of the past 4 years actually were.— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) May 18, 2021
The president was visiting Michigan on Tuesday to announce an ambitious push for switching the US auto industry – which has fallen on hard times in recent decades – over to electric cars.
“The future of the auto industry is electric. There’s no turning back,” Biden said at the Ford plant in Dearborn.
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On Monday, major outlets reported that the Biden administration has green-lit the sale of $735 million worth of bombs and missiles to Israel. The news came as Israel and Gaza-based Hamas and Islamic Jihad militants continued to exchange fire in a week-long conflict sparked by protests in Jerusalem.
One reporter interrupts the circus of media sycophants fawning over the dear leader to ask about Israel-Palestine, Biden threatens to run them over, the reporters giggle and Biden rides away to send Netanyahu more family-exterminating US missiles pic.twitter.com/hIlQT7iUfV— Max Blumenthal (@MaxBlumenthal) May 18, 2021
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