Reporter slams Kayleigh McEnany for turning press briefing into a 'malicious' Obamagate 'propaganda' session

Reporter slams Kayleigh McEnany for turning press briefing into a 'malicious' Obamagate 'propaganda' session
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany points to a reporter to take a question at a White House press briefing Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

On Friday, correspondent Brian Karem slammed White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, accusing her of using the press briefing room for a “malicious spreading of propaganda” in a “total perversion of the public trust.”

His anger stemmed from McEnany taking a question from One America News’ Chanel Rion, who used her time to make unsubstantiated assertions that former President Barack Obama directed an “illegal wiretap” of Michael Flynn.

Rion was recently kicked out of the White House press corps for refusing to follow social distancing guidelines. However, she has continued to show up at the briefings as a guest of the press secretary, and is routinely given time to speak.

McEnany concluded the press briefing by scolding reporters for allegedly not doing enough reporting on President Donald Trump’s so-called “Obamagate” conspiracy theory. She provided a list of questions they should be asking.

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