At this time in office, both former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump had held solo press conferences, reporters conveyed to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Monday, hoping — but failing — to get a date when President Joe Biden would offer the same access.
Psaki assured journalists that Biden will hold a solo press conference with them at some point, but gave no indication when that would be — aside from ruling out this week as a possibility.
“By this time in their presidencies, both President Donald Trump and President Obama had held solo press conferences. Are there plans for President Biden to hold a solo press conference any time soon?” asked CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins.
“He will hold a solo press conference,” Psaki responded. “But I don’t have a date for you at this point in time.”
“This week?” Collins pressed.
Psaki answered, “Not this week, no.”
The press seemed unsatisfied, as another reporter asked if