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Why won’t journalists ask Karine Jean-Pierre about her election denial history?


Former President
Donald Trump’s
election loss denials have been the main media topic of conversation for nearly two years now. Every GOP candidate running in 2024 will be asked about it.

We’re often told in hyperbolic terms that Trump’s denialism is a very grave threat to the republic. Yet, it’s also apparently such a grave threat that not a single reporter will ask the current White House press secretary about her past statements denying legitimate election results.

In December of 2016, Karine Jean-Pierre
, “Stolen emails, stolen drone, stolen election. … welcome to the world of #unpresidented Trump.”

Jean-Pierre also tweeted in 2019 about the Georgia Governor’s race, contested by Democrat Stacey Abrams, who did not concede the race. “Yes — the race was stolen,” she said
in response
to another Twitter user’s post. Jean-Pierre
repeated the claim
in April of 2020, tweeting, “Reminder: Brian Kemp stole the gubernatorial election from Georgians and Stacey Abrams.”

Jean-Pierre faces White House reporters almost daily. She also recently appeared on ABC’s This Week with Jonathan Karl, who has not asked her about her election denialism. But the question should be asked: Does she still believe the 2016 election was stolen? Does she stand by her claims regarding the 2018 Georgia election?

Why haven’t these questions been asked? If election denialism is as grave a threat as many in the media say it is, then shouldn’t all parties be held equally accountable for their claims?

Unless, of course, most of the media have an agenda.

Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) has written for National Review, the New York Post, and Fox News and hosts the Versus Media podcast.

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