White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki insisted Friday that President Biden wasn’t trying to help a friend’s significant other get preferential treatment when he called a Pennsylvania hospital to ask why the in-distress woman was waiting so long in the emergency room to be treated.
“That certainly was not his intention. He was not trying to do that. He was checking in on a friend,” Psaki told Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy, who had asked: “How often does President Biden call around trying to help his friends cut the line?”
Biden claimed during remarks pushing vaccine mandates in Illinois Thursday that he had spent the previous night on the phone with a receiving desk nurse at the unidentified hospital after a friend