Commander-in-Chief Biden Needed Notes for First Press Conference – Should We be Worried?

ANALYSIS – President Joe Biden finally held a press conference after an unprecedented 65 days in office without one. But, unlike every other President in modern history, this Commander-in-Chief needed crib notes and talking points to answer almost every foreign policy question presented to him. And those questions were mostly softball questions tossed at him by pre-selected friendly news outlets.

As various outlets reported, the 78-year-old Biden not only relied on notes and talking points to field questions, but he also had “a cheat sheet of all the reporters with numbered circles by the ones he was supposed to call on.

 

As noted by The Blaze:

The cheat sheet in question had the faces and names of White House reporters, as well as what news outlets they represented. The guide was organized to show where the reporters were sitting during the press conference. The reporters had numbers next to their faces, which many speculate apply to which reporters Biden was instructed to take questions from and in what order to take them.

Not only that, but Greg Kelly at Fox News reported that the White House press office asked that reporters submit their questions ahead of time for ‘approval’ for Biden’s first press conference. According to Kelly, White House press secretary Jen Psaki emailed reporters that she “will get back to you about whether or not your [question] was approved.”

 

So, even with pre-approved questions, and pre-selected reporters asking softball questions, America’s Commander-in-Chief Joe Biden apparently still could not answer almost any foreign policy question without referring to his cheat sheets. This is unprecedented and extremely worrisome for the leader of the free world.

Veteran news journalist Chris Wallace emphasized this clearly when he said:

I was also struck by the fact that it seemed on every foreign policy question… [Joe Biden] went to his briefing book… and was reading obviously White House guidance, White House talking points. Covering Ronald Reagan for 6 years, I never saw that.

 

Will President Biden need a cheat sheet during a military crisis with China, Russia, or North Korea? Is our Commander-in Chief capable of handling the tremendous weight of his office without relying on talking points and pre-approved questions?

These are serious and important questions that need to be asked, and answered – but not by a POTUS using notes.

 

Paul Crespo

Paul Crespo is the Managing Editor of American Defense News. A defense and national security expert, he served as a Marine Corps officer and as a military attaché with the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at US embassies worldwide. Paul holds degrees from Georgetown, London, and Cambridge Universities. He is also CEO of SPECTRE Global Risk, a security advisory firm, and President of the Center for American Defense Studies, a national security think tank.

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David Carlisle
David Carlisle
15 days ago

We shouldn’t be worried that ‘President’ Biden need notes at the first press conference. The Presidency deals with so… many things that a human mind is incapable of keeping track of them all. We should however be concerned with his mixed messages!!!! He says ‘Back lives matter’ but even though he CLAIMS to be personally Catholic and Pro-Life he advocates and enables the abortion/killing [since abortion ends the life of an already conceived child it meets the definition of killing] of all children [Black included] in the womb.

Euretta kobylk
Euretta kobylk
15 days ago

I think it is very dangerous to have the leader of the free world, being an empty vessel. We are the laughing stock of the world right now. If he evaluated , he could not serve our country. Why are we allowing this to happen?

james bolton
james bolton
15 days ago
Reply to  Euretta kobylk

Because globalist puppet cumallof is even worse than globalist puppet, chester the molester biden .

Scotty
Scotty
15 days ago
Reply to  Euretta kobylk

He’s the best Democrats have!

Elmer
Elmer
15 days ago
Reply to  Scotty

He is truly the empty Trojan horse

Elmer
Elmer
15 days ago
Reply to  Scotty

Ha! Ha! Ha! so true!

Dinkus
Dinkus
14 days ago
Reply to  Scotty

None of the other 20 something would have been elected even with mail in voting.

Micala
15 days ago
Reply to  Euretta kobylk

“Why are we allowing this to happen?”

I wonder that myself. America would never accept Biden’s behavior a decade ago. What has changed? Where are our HEROS? We don’t have any, except President Trump.

This is so disgusting. I’ve known Grandmas that have more FIGHT in them than any of these pathetic Patriots! I guess they realized that “Freedom isn’t Free”! It’s paid for with lives of the brave, which apparently do not exist in this country any more. SAD for America, even sadder for Americans.

Jeanne Martin
15 days ago
Reply to  Euretta kobylk

Great question??

Ronald Matthews
Ronald Matthews
15 days ago

Bleep, Biden, Cameltoes, disengen Pissaki and all the rest of you traiterous and seditious Democrat shills. What utter Equine fecal masses.

james bolton
james bolton
15 days ago

(e) all globalist puppets .

james bolton
james bolton
15 days ago

Yes, Americans should be worried about those notes that globalist puppet $oro$ wrote for globalist puppet, chester the molester biden to “attempt” to read . . . . .

Tom Foolery
Tom Foolery
15 days ago

That’s where Sloe joe biden’s handlers first over estimated Sloe joe’s abilities. The Reporters were numbered and Sloe joe was supposed to call on them numerically 1, 2, 3,etc to 20 if he lasted that long. The problem is that Sloe joe biden has trouble remembering what comes after 2. That confused their whole system of deceit.

JoAnn Novak
JoAnn Novak
15 days ago

HOW SAD THE EVIL DEMON-crats TOOK SUCH A LOW ROAD TO STEAL THIS “FAKE” ELECTION. Sad Dementia Joey & his wife were so willing to be a part of this LEVEL OF CORRUPTION JUST FOR MONEY & POWER. Dementia Joey & wife ALREADY CORRUPTED THEIR LIVES TAKING MILLIONS OF $ ILLEGALLY. Now EVERYONE IN AMERICA CAN SEE HOW CORRUPT & EVIL PEOPLE THE DEMON-crats TRULY ARE!

ARE YOU “PROUD” OF YOUR CORRUPT EVIL PARTY??

Scotty
Scotty
15 days ago
Reply to  JoAnn Novak

Why stop at a slice of pie when you can have the whole thing?

Stephen Weiss
15 days ago

Biden is an empty suit..at this fake press conference the “JOURNALISTS” had to submit their questions in advance, and then Biden had a cheat sheet with the reporters name, the question, and a prepared answer for him to READ………what an absolute joke of a Press Conference, and what a bad Joke of a President….come on Man, RETIRE!

Jeanne Martin
15 days ago
Reply to  Stephen Weiss

You can say that again! “RETIRE!”

jjofaz
15 days ago

We as voters should not have to be worried. We as voters should KNOW who is running the White House. It is obviously NOT Biden! He did not make those notes for himself. He did not make those pictures with the names of the reporters circled. Who is doing this for him? We as Americans should know whose policies we are following since Biden apparently does not have the wherewithal to write or speak without assistance. This is our United States of America and not some Secret Demagogue pulling all the strings.

Elmer
Elmer
15 days ago
Reply to  jjofaz

This country is really in trouble, look at what the democrats are doing! They are completely insane. Look a the southern border we being invaded by the cartel and our government is doing nothing to stop it! And we the taxpayers are paying for it, what a hell of a burden. Close the damn border!

Peta
Peta
14 days ago
Reply to  jjofaz

OBAMA is running the White House.He is determined to complete the destruction he started in 2008, in fact, he even said in an interview that he was sorry he had to leave the White House before he had finished the work he had started.Also,why is he the only former President to take up residence in Washington DC??Shadow Government???

Scotty
Scotty
15 days ago

I started worrying on January 20, 2021

George
George
15 days ago

The present administration is guilty of lying to the American people about the health of Joe Biden. In doing so you have put the entire country if not the entire world at risk of agression from foreign countries. This is treason. To do this is criminal. I hope the people see you for what you are. Power hungry maniacs who could care less about our country. Say what you want about Donald Trump. He always put “AMERICANS FIRST”. Nuff’said.

Jojodmonkey
Jojodmonkey
15 days ago

The corrupt satanic Nazi democrats should be worried, their end is at hand!

Jojodmonkey
Jojodmonkey
15 days ago

American defense news is another corrupt satanic Nazi democrat socialist media propaganda outlet that censors free speech!

Second Amendment
Second Amendment
15 days ago

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO??..JUST LET HIM KEEP TAKING OUR COUNTRY DOWN TO A LEVEL OF COMPLETE DESTRUCTION ??…I’M GETTING DAM**D SICK AND TIRED OF JUST SITTING BACK AND WATCHING IT HAPPEN..SOMEONE BETTER GET OFF THEIR AS*’s AND GET SOMETHING DONE….

Jeanne Martin
14 days ago

Someone has to stop the destructive Democrats before we lose everything. I think they know this is their last hurrah so everything they can do to turn our country upside down they are doing with great agility. The border is totally out of control and neither this old president or the unqualified VP will even go there to see it!! 🙄
Can’t imagine anything as irresponsible as that?

If we were not already on our way to complete annihilation, the two dems in office would claw their way through to assure us of total ruination during their four unprecedented years in office! GOD HELP US ALL!

Steve
Steve
14 days ago

We need to communicate, we need to organize, we must get some on the Top people in the Military to stand with us but stand down and let We the People decide how we want to be governed. Everyone saw how the election was stolen and you can’t count on free and fair elections until we get true election photo ID’s to vote… People will tell you this Fraud election is just a Conspiracy theory… Does ANYONE Really believe Biden got 7 million more votes than Obama, when Trump got more Black and Hispanic votes in 2020 than the 2016 election. But first we gave to Communicate, Organize and Figure how to retake our country. America it’s time for All good men and women to come to the aid of there Country, has Never mint more true than it does Right Now..!! At this Point in Time… We either Live on our Knees or We Stand on our Feet… and take our Country and Freedom Back

Eugene
Eugene
15 days ago

we really should be and not just because of him having notes and pre- answers to questions he new he would get most likely in a certain order our government is right up there with dumb and dumber……communists

warren
warren
15 days ago

Now that the world sees an American president as a weak feeble minded individual, how long does anyone believe it will be before China, Russia, No. Korea and Iran decide: NOW IS THE TIME TO DESTROY AMERICA AND TAKE OVER THE WORLD?

brindley
brindley
15 days ago

People should’ve been worried November 3, 2020. This comes to no surprise. Just look at him. The Daily Press conferences are a joke as Raggedy Ann cannot answer one question without her book–like her boss, both are inept. We are a joke to the world. Biden has no clue without his handlers…it is pathetic. That vp of his is no better…she is entirely clueless. Everyone knows…or at least those who do the research and think for themselves, know that all democrats do is tax, tax, tax and spend the Taxpayer’s money while they rake in their salaries and more. Big Government is EVIL…they do NOT CARE about this nation or the people within or our military–especially our military or our law enforcement. They HATE the Rule of Law because they are lawless and totally self-absorbed. Just like choosing Bill Clinton and Kamala Harris to be keynotes to Empowering Girls…really????????????
A Pedofile and a whore…
Should we be worried? We should have really taken the bull by the horns right after the results of the election came in stating 155 million votes were cast when we have about 320 million people in the USnot all citizens, not all adults, 2.3 million incarcerated–who I don’t think vote…so, yes, we are screwed! However, Power Corrupts and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely–that’s what we are see happening before our very eyes. Hell hath no fury as that of a Woman Scorned…and remember: America is a woman as she gives forth life.
China, Russia, NKorea, Iran are all celebrating and laughing…don’t kid yourself.

Deb
Deb
15 days ago

With the current president, the White House is operating more like a preschool. I am not trying to be funny because it is so saddening to watch America meet her demise.

Micala
15 days ago

Be very worried about our Country’s safety and Freedoms! This president is just a puppet being directed by a Puppet Master. Mr.Biden is NOT capable of instant thought on any matter. His life is all written down for him to read…and he is even struggling with that.

AMERICA IS IN DANGER ON A MYRIAD OF LEVELS AND THE DEMOCRATS DO NOT SEEM TO BE AWARE…OR EVEN CARE. As long as they are “King of the Mountain” they seem to have no worries.

Sometimes a Civil War is a necessity to rid a country of the vermin that is destroying it.

Clinton Nierlich
15 days ago

An empty suit for president, a police hating leftist for vice-president, a power hungry anti-Christian for a speaker of the house, the Senate majority leader who can make you sick by just listening to him. I really feel like we headed to a socialist country unless we can change the House and Senated in 2022.

Ginny Rocco
Ginny Rocco
15 days ago

Biden is a joke (I call him Daffy Duck). The man is a total puppet for Demo. He has dementia (I’m not a doctor but my mother had it ) and he has all the signs. How could any vote for a dementia person (he lost him mind on the campaign but now it’s much worse). He can remember names or where he is, so how can a man like that run a country. This is scary shit.

Big Rob
14 days ago

He’s just a corrupt piece of crap anyway. Now that he has dementia it just makes it appear that he is a bigger dumbass than before. Obama is running everything now from his basement. I hope a part of our military is getting ready to take these clowns out or it will be left up to us

Linc
Linc
14 days ago

Press conference, what press conference?


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