She didn’t mean to say this.
According to The Daily Wire, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki flubbed badly after she accidentally admitted that the southern border is currently in a crisis.
A reporter asked, “So if I’m hearing you, the vaccine was given. Were there expectations set with the Mexicans that they help deal with this situation on the border? Was there a quid pro quo?”
Psaki responded, “There have been ex — there have been expectations set outside of — unrelated — to any vaccine doses or request for them that they would be partners in dealing with the crisis on the border. And there have been requests, unrelated, that they — for doses of these vaccines. Every relationship has multiple layers of conversations that are happening at the same time.”
The reporter responded, “Thank you, ma’am. A couple of quick questions. When you were talking, a moment ago, about diplomatic negotiations between the United States and Mexico, you said “crisis on the border.” Is — was that a —”
Psaki quickly interjected, “Challenges on the border.” You can read the full article here.
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