[Ed. – Her snideness dates back to her days as one of two spokeswomen for the State Department during Obama’s tenure. It was ugly then, and it is ugly now. In any case, if you want to wipe the smug off Psaki’s face, just tweet her the name ‘Tiberius.’ During a press briefing on Jan. 26, she noted that information of the availability of vaccines was stored on a website called Tiberius, adding that the name ‘sounds like a magical creature a little bit, to me.’]
White House press secretary Jen Psaki walked back her snub of Space Force on Tuesday but did not apologize.
“We look forward to the continuing work of Space Force and invite the members of the team to come visit us in the briefing room anytime to share an update on their important work,” Psaki wrote on Twitter in response to the uproar over her comments earlier in the day.
When asked about whether President Joe Biden would continue former President Donald Trump’s focus on the newly created military branch, Psaki replied mockingly, “Wow, Space Force. It’s the plane of today.”
Psaki admitted she did not even know who was the point of contact for Space Force at the White House but said she would “see if we have any update on that.”