White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany faced mockery for her botched attempt to attack the communications team President-Elect Joe Biden has chosen for his incoming administration.
On Sunday night, the news broke that former White House communications director Jen Psaki will be Biden’s press secretary. Many of the Biden campaign’s other high-profile female members are also getting major jobs in the new White House press shop, so multiple outlets took note of how Biden chose a team of women to lead the communications department.
McEnany reacted to this news coverage by blasting the “completely DISCREDITED” Washington Post and fuming that the Trump Administration didn’t get enough credit for their female White House press teams.
President @realDonaldTrump already has an ALL FEMALE Senior White House Press Team.
So does @VP…
So does @FLOTUS…
So does @SecondLady…
— Kayleigh McEnany (@kayleighmcenany) November 30, 2020
As it were, McEnany’s tweet conveniently leaves out the fact that the Trump press shop has 3 men in their “ALL FEMALE” team: Deputy Press Secretary Judd Deere, Deputy Press Secretary Brian Morgenstern, and Mike Pence’s press secretary, Devin O’Malley. George Conway, the husband of former White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, took notice of McEnany’s tweet, and he called her out for the “weird and pointless thing to lie about.”
— George Conway (@gtconway3d) November 30, 2020
Conway was not alone in reminding McEnany who’s on her team:
Wonder how Judd Deere, who answers most calls to that office, and Morgenstern feel upon learning this https://t.co/9hhSWPNbnj
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) November 30, 2020
Did Kayleigh just erase Judd Deere?
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 30, 2020
Surprising no one, this is not accurate. https://t.co/9fkfwIBRRp
— Bradley P. Moss (@BradMossEsq) November 30, 2020
— Mehdi Hasan (@mehdirhasan) November 30, 2020
— Ed O’Keefe (@edokeefe) November 30, 2020
— Brittany Bailey (@BrittBaileyTV) November 30, 2020
As if Judd Deere and Brian Morgenstern never even existed. https://t.co/G2EfwFXWou
— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) November 30, 2020
— Adam Nathaniel Peck (@adamnpeck) November 30, 2020
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