Comedian Samantha Bee admits she takes it easy on Biden, despite hammering Trump: 'I can't deny that'

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Liberal comedian Samantha Bee admitted recently that she pulls punches when it comes to telling disparaging jokes about Democratic President Joe Biden.

Bee, the host of TBS' "Full Frontal," mocked former President Donald Trump incessantly during his four years in office. But on Tuesday she told left-wing journalist Dan Rather on his SiriusXM program that different rules apply when it comes to Biden.

During the interview, Rather bluntly asked Bee, "Do you, or do you not, find yourself sometimes at least tempted to kind of pull your punches?"

"In other words, you, myself, and a lot of people, [were] more or less free-swingers against President Trump," he continued. "But now that Biden is in, I don't know, do you find yourself sometimes saying, 'Oh boy, there's a nasty comedy bit I can unload on Biden,' but saying to yourself, 'I approve of him so much I'm going to pull this punch?'"

In response, Bee said, "I can't deny that that has happened," adding, "I think that's probably true across the board."

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