WASHINGTON — President Trump fielded 867 more questions from reporters than Joe Biden over the last two months.
That number is five times the amount of queries that Biden answered between July 19 and Sept. 15, a review of the candidates’ interviews and briefings shows.
Trump answered a total of 1,141 questions from a Washington press corps which he maintains is openly hostile to his administration, while Biden responded to just 274 questions from local networks and liberal cable news channels like CNN and MSNBC.
During the week of Aug. 9, the president took 196 questions from journalists while Biden answered just 3.
Biden has repeatedly dodged questions from embeds covering his campaign and rejected “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace’s request for an interview in July after Trump sat for a hard-hitting interrogation with him.
Undeterred, the respected TV presenter said he would continue asking Biden’s campaign for a sit-down each week. Ironically, Wallace will moderate the first