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President Biden’s new White House press secretary previously claimed the 2016 presidential election was ‘stolen’ from Hillary Clinton and Republican Georgia Governor Brian Kemp ‘stole’ the election for office. Governor of 2018 to Stacey Abrams.
“Stolen emails, stolen drone, stolen election…welcome to the world of #Trump non-president,” Karine Jean-Pierre tweeted after former President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential victory, repeating Clinton’s claims that Trump had been illegitimately elected.
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“Reminder: Brian Kemp stole the gubernatorial election from the Georgians and Stacey Abrams,” Jean-Pierre tweeted on April 2, 2020, reacting to a news report about Kemp saying he had just learned that people asymptomatic can spread COVID-19.
Abrams, who announced in December that she would try again to run for governor of Georgia, has repeatedly claimed the election was ‘stolen’ from Georgia voters and has never conceded defeat to Kemp. .
Abrams, the former Georgia House Democratic leader, alleged that Kemp, who oversaw the election as secretary of state, engaged in voter suppression, although she admitted she didn’t. had “no empirical evidence” to prove it.
Karine Jean-Pierre, who currently serves as the White House’s chief deputy press secretary, will take over when current press secretary Jen Psaki steps down from the Biden administration at the end of this week. Psaki is set to join MSNBC and have her own program on the Peacock streaming service.
Jean-Pierre will be the first black and openly homosexual person to regularly host daily press briefings.
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The White House did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.
Joseph A. Wulfsohn of Fox News contributed to this report.
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