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Biden Spox Suspended Without Pay After Threatening To “Destroy” Reporter

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Originally appeared at ZeroHedge

Biden Deputy press secretary TJ Ducklo, famous for having an on-air meltdown during the election over a teleprompter question, has been placed on a one-week suspension without pay after he threatened to “destroy” a Politico reporter working on a story about Ducklo’s previously undisclosed relationship with Axios political reporter, Alexi McCammond – who covered the Biden campaign.

Biden Spox Suspended Without Pay After Threatening To "Destroy" Reporter

As Vanity Fair reported on Friday, Ducklo lashed out at a Politico reporter who was working on a story about his relationship with McCammond – except, instead of contacting the male reporter who reached out to him for comment, Ducklo instead called and threatened a female co-author – Politico‘s Tara Palmieri, in what Vanity Fair describes as sexual harassment.

“I will destroy you,” said Ducklo, according to the report – adding that he would ruin her reputation if she published it.

During the off-the-record call, Ducklo made derogatory and misogynistic comments, accusing Palmeri of only reporting on his relationship—which, due to the ethics questions that factor into the relationship between a journalist and White House official, falls under the purview of her reporting beat—because she was “jealous” that an unidentified man in the past had “wanted to fuck” McCammond “and not you.” Ducklo also accused Palmeri of being “jealous” of his relationship with McCammond. (Palmeri had no prior relationship or communication with McCammond before calling her to report on the Playbook item, which was a story that she was assigned and had not independently pursued.) –Vanity Fair

As an aside, this is exactly the type of behavior President Biden promised to fire people “on the spot” for. 

Apparently threatening to ‘destroy’ a journalist doesn’t ‘meet their standard’ for firing.

Of course, the White House issued an apology and all is better now. Ducklo won’t be “assigned to work with any reporters at Politico” when he’s back from his one-week slap on the wrist.

Biden Spox Suspended Without Pay After Threatening To "Destroy" Reporter

Following the incident, an editor at Politico reached out to the White House about the threats – which led to multiple conversations with White House officials on January 21, “including White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, White House Communications director Kate Bedingfield, and Anita Dunn, director of West Wing operations.”

In one of those calls, senior White House officials acknowledged that Ducklo’s handling of the call with Palmeri was inappropriate and said he would send a note to her apologizing for the comments. In another conversation, the same White House officials took aim at Palmeri by accusing her of breaking an off the record agreement with Ducklo and pressing Politico as to why the contents of the call had been revealed. Palmeri had only informed her editors of the contents of the call, which she had transcribed into her notes as it was happening, after they asked her about it. –Vanity Fair

Imagine the two-week news cycle this would have created if it had been a Trump spox…


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johnny rotten

The future is already here now, after filling every place of power with homosexuals, you will see some beautiful, quarrels between gays that have nothing to do with the important issues and on the agenda, imagine what else can happen in a nuclear submarine or a brigade of marines, the americunts have made it, they have turned their country into a ridiculous version of a brothel.


Psy-op America psy-ops self.

Jihadi Colin

Amerikastani “spokes”creatures routinely threaten human nations in the vilest terms, so what’s new about them turning their threats on other Amerikastanis?

AM Hants

Talking about Biden, and how the apple does not fall far from the tree. Does anybody remember the Larry Diamond Videos, when they were trying to use propaganda, to kick start ‘The Maidan’ and public outrage? The use of the crisis actors.

Then move forward to Syria, and the White Helmet Videos, and the Crisis Actors involved.

Well, just this morning, I happened to come across another Crisis Actor led video, only this time it was 6 January 2021 and events in the Capital Building. It can be found 47 minutes into this video below, and the whole video is actually quite interesting, when it comes to Dems and Rhinos. Anyway, meet the ‘Crisis Actors of Capital Building’ and then compare the script with ‘White Helmet Video Productions’ of the ‘Larry Diamond Videos’, that related to the ‘Maidan’. Ironically, why were so many Ukraine Nanzis arrested at the Capital Building on the 6 January 2021? Together with, Clapper seems to be singing like ‘a McCain Canary, back in the 60s.



A Biden administration public official proves an aggressively misogynistic gay, threatening a female reporter – and clearly too weak to threaten the male half of the reporting team – let’s see how this behavior fits into the US left/Democrat narrative, of identity politics, and the hierarchy of oppressed and victimized social groups…

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