Alex Brandon / APPresident Joe Biden pauses to speak with reporters as he walks to Marine One for departure from the South Lawn of the White House on Friday in Washington. (Alex Brandon / AP)
President Joe Biden attempted to clarify his administration’s stance on reopening schools following comments made by White House press secretary Jen Psaki.
“No, that’s not true. That’s what was reported; that’s not true. There was a mistake in the communication,” Biden said during a CNN town hall on Tuesday night, according to Fox News.
“But what I — what I’m talking about is I said opening the majority of schools in K-through-eighth grade because they’re the easiest to open, the most needed to be opened, in terms of the impact on children and families having to stay home,” he continued.
Psaki said during a Feb. 9 press briefing that the goal was to