An Al Jazeera reporter is denying reports she called White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany a “lying b----” during Tuesday’s briefing, after a video of a heated exchange between the two went viral.
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House on July 21, 2020, in Washington. (AP)
Thanks for asking @charliespiering ... there's a lot of misreporting out there about that briefing. The answer to your question is, I DID NOT. What I said was, "OKAY, YOU DON'T WANT TO ENGAGE." https://t.co/xmu5YR7gXr— Kimberly Halkett (@KimberlyHalkett) July 21, 2020
Literally listened to this on repeat and can’t decide. I can hear both 🙊— P.C. (@conleymama) July 22, 2020