‘I Always Knew Where My Boss Stood’: McEnany Comments On Psaki ‘Circling Back’ To Reporters

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On Thursday, former White House press secretary and current Fox News contributor Kayleigh McEnany compared current White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki’s penchant for saying she needs to “circle back” to reporters with answers to their questions to her own time in the role, saying, “I always knew where my boss stood.”

Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade prompted McEnany’s reply by saying, “Let’s talk about the job you used to have for a second. You had those big binders in front of you; I understand it. You had answers almost every single time. You knew roughly where they were gonna go. But listen to Jen Psaki’s new go-to line.”

Kilmeade showed a video of Psaki repeatedly saying she had to “circle back,” then asked, “You can’t anticipate every question, but is that acceptable? You’re like a crossing guard.”

“I’ve said before and I mean it: I wish Jen Psaki all the best,” McEnany answered. “It is a very hard job. But that being said, we took great pains in our administration to do hours and hours and hours of research beforehand, days sometimes, calling (former Secretary of Health and Human Services) Secretary (Alex) Azar sometimes, calling (former Department of Justice spokesperson) Kerri Kupec over at the Justice Department to get answers.”

“And the great thing about being in the Trump White House was I always knew where my boss stood,” McEnany continued. “Unlike other press secretaries that maybe didn’t h... (Read more)