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Now Psaki Doesn’t Want To Answer Questions About Her Past Claims That Hunter Biden’s Laptop Was ‘Russian Disinformation’

White House press secretary Jen Psaki refused to comment when confronted by reporters on the news that Hunter Biden’s laptop – dismissed by her as ‘Russian disinformation’ – had been authenticated by the New York Times.

The Political Insider wrote Thursday that the Times had observed emails obtained “from a cache of files that appears to have come from a laptop abandoned by Mr. Biden in a Delaware repair shop.”

“The email and others in the cache were authenticated by people familiar with them …” they wrote.

This acknowledgement is a sharp pivotal step from October 2020 when the laptop first came to light. It was a month prior the election and the media attempted an intense attack on its credibility.

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Psaki Won’t Comment on Hunter’s Laptop

A reporter at Thursday’s press briefing first approached the topic of Hunter Biden’s laptop by asking Jen Psaki about the President’s own efforts to discredit the story.

In the final presidential debate between he and Trump, President Biden was asked by his opponent about “the laptop from hell.”

“There are 50 former national intelligence folks who said that what he’s accusing me of is a Russian plant,” Biden shot back. “They have said that this has all the … five former heads of the CIA, both parties, say what he’s saying is a bunch of garbage.”

“Nobody believes it except him and his good friend, Rudy Giuliani.”

President Biden even made the ‘Russian disinformation’ claim well After the election, responding to a question from Fox News reporter Peter Doocy about whether he still believes the story to be a smear campaign despite all signs pointing to the contrary, “Yes, yes, yes.”

“The New York Times has authenticated emails that appear to have come from a laptop abandoned by Hunter Biden in Delaware,” the reporter began at Thursday’s press briefing.

“The President previously said that the New York Post story about this was ‘a bunch of garbage’ and that it was ‘a Russian plant.’ He stands by this? assessment?” they asked.

Psaki dodged immediately, falling back on an old excuse that she can’t comment on Hunter Biden because he’s not a government employee.

“I’d point you to the Department of Justice and also to Hunter Biden’s representatives. He doesn’t work in the government,” she replied and immediately pivoted to the next question.

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Reporter Challenges Psaki Herself

Another reporter at the press briefing challenged Psaki herself for efforts she personally made to spread the ‘Russian disinformation’ misinformation.

Psaki, just weeks before the election, tweeted a story about Hunter’s laptop with the headline: “Hunter Biden story is Russian disinfo, dozens of former intel officials say.”

“If I may, you were asked about Hunter Biden’s laptop. You also, in October 2020, dismissed it as ‘Russian disinformation.’ Do you stand by that assessment?” they asked.

Again, Psaki delivered a tersely worded dodge that would put a smile on the face of Patches O’Houlihan.

“Again, I’d point to the Department of Justice and Hunter Biden’s representatives,” she responded. “I’m a spokesperson for the United States; he doesn’t work for the United States.”

“Go ahead,” she said, moving on to the next question.

Funny how she could comment on it to discredit it, but not comment when it’s time to pay the piper.