Biden to hold first press conference of 2022 next week

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President Biden will hold a formal press conference at the White House next week, press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday, Biden's first of 2022 and his first in several months.

Biden will take questions from reporters next Wednesday afternoon, Psaki said. He last held a solo White House press conference in March 2021, though he held a few of them during overseas trips, including after a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in June.

White House reporters and media watchdogs have been increasingly critical about access to Biden, pointing to his lack of formal press conferences and sit-down interviews with media outlets.... (Read more)