Biden faces renewed press backlash over access

President Joe Biden pitched the merits of democracy during his inaugural United Nations address, but hours later, White House aides’ treatment of reporters raised questions about whether he is leading by example.
And Biden’s two run-ins with the press this week reflect mounting frustrations with the administration’s shielding of the president at pivotal moments during his term.
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The White House’s news media dust-ups from Biden’s meetings with Prime Ministers Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom and Scott Morrison of Australia are “much ado about nothing,” according to Aggressive Progressive podcast host and former Democratic strategist Christopher Hahn.
“They have a bunch of small fires burning, and he was doing a few quick meetings with two of the nations involved with one of the fires,” Hahn told the Washington Examiner. “His press secretary briefed the press on this, as did both prime ministers.”
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