President Biden’s ascent to the Oval Office meant the White House-media relationship notably improved over the prior administration, but Biden still had several testy moments with the press corps during his first year in office.
In January, shortly after taking office, Biden was irked at the Associated Press’ Zeke Miller when he asked if pushing for 100 million vaccinations in his first 100 days was too low a goal.
“When I announced it, you all said it’s not possible. Come on, give me a break, man,” Biden said, walking away. In reality, the 100-million goal was easily achieved, and the country dispensed 200 million shots before his 100th day in office as vaccinations ramped up following a slow start.
In June, Biden lashed out at CNN’s Kaitlan Collins after she suggested he was…