Thursday, June 17, 2021

 (Almost) Daily Meme

Biden mocked for again using prepared list of reporters after Geneva summit: 'Embarrassing' 
President Biden was mocked for "saying the quiet part out loud" on Wednesday when he admitted at the outset of his press conference in Geneva he would only be calling on reporters from a prepared list.

"I’ll take your questions, and as usual, folks, they gave me a list of the people I’m going to call on," Biden told the press following his anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Observers wondered whether the "they" Biden referred to was his communications team.

"How is this acceptable?" asked Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla.

"Embarrassing," Steve Guest, special advisor for communications for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted.

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Trump says Biden-Putin summit ‘good day for Russia’: ‘We didn’t get anything’ 
By Samuel Chamberlain / New York Post
Former President Donald Trump said Wednesday night that his successor’s summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin was “a good day for Russia” and added that “I don’t see what we got out of it.”

“We didn’t get anything. We gave a very big stage to Russia, and we got nothing,” Trump told Fox News’ “Hannity”. “We gave up something that is unbelievably valuable. I stopped the pipeline, Nord Stream [2], and that pipeline was stopped. It was given back and nothing was gotten for it.”

The Biden administration announced last month that it had waived sanctions against the Russia-owned, Switzerland-based company Nord Stream 2 AG, which is overseeing the construction of a natural gas pipeline connecting Russia and Germany under the Black Sea. Lawmakers from both parties consider Nord Stream 2 a security risk that undermines NATO and American interests by binding Germany closer to Russia and depriving Ukraine of key revenue