White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre claimed President Joe Biden restored the rule of law just hours after former President Donald Trump announced being a target in the Justice Department’s January 6 probe.
During Tuesday’s press conference, a reporter asked Jean-Pierre her thoughts on the weaponization of government against Joe Biden’s top 2024 political opponent in the wake of Trump’s announcement of a likely indictment in the January 6 case.
“Former President Trump received a letter from the special counsel that he’s being investigated for his role in efforts to overturn the 2020 election,” the reporter asked. “House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the Biden administration has decided to ‘weaponize government to go after their number one opponent,’—” Jean-Pierre cut the reporter off before he finished the question.
“Here’s what we have…