Trump on Biden press conference: 'softball questions' from pre-selected reporters

"How come Biden picks a reporter off a list?" Trump asked.

Updated: January 19, 2022 - 5:44pm

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Former President Donald Trump issued a statement criticizing President Joe Biden midway through the White House press conference on Wednesday.

"How come Biden picks a reporter off a list, in all cases softball questions, and then reads the answer? I would never have been allowed to get away with that, nor would I have to!" Trump said, according to his spokesperson Liz Herrington.

Biden touted his accomplishments over his first year in office during the conference.

"We're in a better place than we've been, clearly better than a year ago," Biden bragged about his COVID-19 response.