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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke June 21, 2024

Edited, satirical video of Karine Jean-Pierre on ‘The View’ taken out of context on social media

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White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre talked about the economy under the Biden administration during a December appearance on ABC’s talk show "The View," but she wasn’t interrupted by one of the hosts, as a recent video on social media makes it seem. 

"You said a lot of nonsense accompanied with persuasive hand gestures to appear credible," a man in the clip says. "So let’s go through this one by one: 90% of the jobs Biden ‘created’ were jobs recovered from the pandemic. The economy’s not even close to where it was under Trump." 

Jean-Pierre appears to nod thoughtfully as the man continues to enumerate his criticisms of her talking points. 

"She didn’t see that coming," reads text above the video shared in a June 19 Instagram post.

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This clip was created by the man in the video, Damon Imani, who edits footage so that he appears in the video pushing back on people like Jean-Pierre, "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos and first lady Jill Biden.

The original footage of Jean-Pierre on "The View" shows no such interruption. 

In 2023, we fact-checked an Imani video taken out of context that appeared to show then-Republican presidential candidate Will Hurd being cut off on "The View."

Imani called both that video and this one featuring Jean-Pierre satire.

We rate claims that it is authentic False.


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