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January 13, 2022

Biden Bristles at Reporter: ‘I’m Insulted You Asked the Question’

President Joe Biden was “insulted” by a reporter asking how he felt about former Rep. Stacey Abrams (D-GA) “skipping” his speech on voting rights in her home state.

“Any thoughts on Stacey Abrams skipping your speech today, sir? Are you insulted she’s skipping your speech?” a reporter asked Biden before he departed for Georgia.

“I’m insulted you asked the question,” Biden said before smiling. “I spoke to Stacey this morning. We have a great relationship. We got our scheduling mixed up. I talked to her at length this morning. We’re all on the same page, and everything’s fine.”

Abrams, a Georgia gubernatorial candidate for 2022, has made voting rights a key issue of her platform, so many viewed her absence as pointed.

“This is an event custom-made for Stacy Abrams, she obviously doesn’t want to be on the same stage as Joe Biden,” MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough said on Morning Joe.


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Biden tells reporter he’s ‘insulted’ at idea he felt burned by Stacey Abrams skipping GA voting speech

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