Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre thrice denied Fox News correspondent Jacqui Henrich’s questions regarding the bombshell report indicating the 2016 Clinton campaign was spying on Donald Trump, both in Trump Tower and the White House; she referred Henrich to the DOJ.
Heinrich asked if President Biden has “any concerns about a candidate for president using computer experts to infiltrate computer systems of competing candidates — or even the president-elect to — for the goal of creating a narrative?”
“That’s something I can’t speak to from this podium, so I refer you to the Department of Justice,” Jean-Pierre initially answered.
“Is what’s being described in that report — monitoring internet traffic — is that spying?” Henrich asked.
“Again, I can’t speak to that report. I refer you to the Department of Justice,” Jean-Pierre said again.
“Generally speaking, though,” Heinrich tried one more time, “would monitoring internet traffic be –”
“Jacqui, my answer is not going to change,” Jean-Pierre interrupted. “I refer you to the Department of Justice.”
— New York Post (@nypost) February 15, 2022