Gaffe for the American president: Joe Biden let slip an insult to a reporter for Fox News, thinking that the microphone was turned off. After Peter Doocy, a reporter Biden has often clashed with, asked a question about the impact inflation could have on the Midterm election scheduled for November, Biden commented, referring to the reporter, “stupid son of p …. “.
Last week Biden roughly responded to another Fox reporter, White House correspondent Jacqui Heinrich, who was pressuring him on the Russia-Ukraine crisis. “Why – asked the journalist – are you waiting for Putin to make the first move?”. Biden replied, lowering his voice: “What a stupid question.”