MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt panned for saying she’s ‘struck’ how Biden ‘as a rule, doesn’t lie’
MSNBC anchor Kasie Hunt was broadly mocked on social media Friday for being excessively trusting of President-elect Joe Biden.
Throughout a information convention on Friday, Biden was requested if he has spoken with Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. with regards to passing a coronavirus aid invoice, a query the president-elect notably dodged.
“Have you ever reached out to chief McConnell? Have you ever spoken but?” ABC Information correspondent Mary Bruce requested.
“We’ll be in dire bother if we don’t get cooperation. I consider we are going to,” Biden responded with a smile.
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The response appeared to have impressed Hunt, NBC Information Capitol Hill correspondent and the host of MSNBC’s “Manner Too Early.”
“Joe Biden wouldn’t say if he’s talked to Mitch McConnell,” Hunt tweeted. “I’m simply struck by the fact that we’ll now have a president who, as a rule, doesn’t lie, even when it could be simpler.”
Hunt’s tweet, presumably a jab at President Trump, was panned by critics.
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“Past parody. It’s nearly false flag stage,” The Federalist contributor Benjamin Weingarten reacted.
“He didn’t reply the query and also you’re slobbering over him like a golden retriever,” Ricochet podcast host Lyndsey Fifield informed the MSNBC anchor, later including “Would’ve cherished if the media had spent the final four years holding the Trump administration accountable and being dependable and reliable as an alternative of senseless zealots. And now they’re prepared for a four yr nap telling everybody ‘the whole lot is okay! Biden had canine on his socks lol yay!'”
“Think about by no means answering your dad and mom query as a child and them saying: ‘I’m simply struck by the fact that we’ve got a child who, as a rule, doesn’t lie, even when it could be simpler,'” Group Trump social media director Mike Hahn wrote.
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“Good God, Joe Biden’s made a CAREER of mendacity. Ms. Hunt is a partisan, not a journalist,” former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth tweeted.