Watch Jean-Pierre Read Wrong Script During Briefing

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, known for reading scripted answers during daily press briefings, got her statements mixed up on Monday before catching and correcting herself.

A reporter asked Jean-Pierre about New Hampshire Sen. Jean Shaheen, a Democrat, not attending a ball that night because President Biden endorsed a proposal to put South Carolina ahead of New Hampshire in the primary schedule. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds the daily news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

The move, the reporter said, had Shaheen concerned that it would make New Hampshire vulnerable during the primaries. Jean-Pierre told the reporter the White House honors the Hatch Act, which passed in 1939 to restrict political activity involvement by federal employees. Read more…

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