Fox News anchor Chris Wallace is taking heat on social media after describing White House press secretary Jen Psaki as one of the best to ever hold the position.
While speaking on Fox News Friday, Wallace praised network correspondent Peter Doocy and Psaki. The two have made headlines throughout the Biden administration for their often tense exchanges in the White House press briefing room.
Doocy and Psaki even clashed on Friday when Doocy grilled Psaki about President Joe Biden’s absence from the southern U.S. border amid the migrant crisis.
“Honestly, as somebody who’s spent six years in the White House, my immediate reaction was, ‘Those are two people at the top of their game. I think that [Doocy] has become the Sam Donaldson of this White House press corps. And since I was working in the press corps when Sam Donaldson was there, that’s a very grudging compliment on my part,” Wallace said.
“And Jen Psaki, I think, is one of the best press secretaries ever,” he continued. “I don’t know that anything was particularly accomplished, but they both gave and got pretty good.”
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