Psaki defends Nina Jankowicz, claims DHS ‘disinformation’ board continuation of labor below Trump

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The White Home is doubling down on its help for a recently-announced Division of Homeland Safety initiative to fight on-line “disinformation” and defended the person chosen to steer the trouble whose previous feedback have sparked concern.

Talking to reporters on Friday, White Home press secretary Jen Psaki additional defended DHS’ Disinformation Governance Board and the person chosen to function its director, telling Day by day Publish White Home correspondent Jacqui Heinrich that the trouble is a continuation of labor from former President Trump’s administration.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks at a daily press conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House  on April 29, 2022 in Washington, DC.

White Home Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks at a day by day press convention within the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White Home  on April 29, 2022 in Washington, DC.
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Homeland Safety Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified Wednesday that the board had lately been created to fight on-line disinformation and it was later reported that Nina Jankowicz, who beforehand served as a disinformation fellow on the Wilson Middle, will head the board as govt director.

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Describing Jankowicz, Psaki claimed she is “an expert on online disinformation” and insisted she is “a person with extensive qualifications.”

White House press secretary takes questions from reporters during an April 2022 briefing

White Home press secretary takes questions from reporters throughout an April 2022 briefing
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Psaki stated the board’s efforts are a part of “a continuation of work that began at the Department of Homeland Security in 2020, under former President Trump.”

Requested by Heinrich how Jankowicz can function an efficient board chief primarily based on prior feedback, which embody public help for the Democratic Celebration and dismissal of the Hunter Biden laptop computer story, Psaki reiterated that the work started below the prior administration.

“For anyone who’s critical of it, I didn’t hear them being critical of the work under the former president, which is interesting to note contextually,” Psaki stated as she outlined a truth sheet launched by the division that explains the board’s mission.

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security on the Department of Homeland Security's budget request, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on April 27, 2022.

Division of Homeland Safety Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testifies earlier than the Home Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Safety on the Division of Homeland Safety’s finances request, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on April 27, 2022.
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“This is work that is helping to address unauthorized terrorism, other threats, and see how disinformation, misinformation is being pushed, to lead, to increase those, so that’s all work that we think has been ongoing for some time,” Psaki stated. “This is the form it’s taking and there’s a fact sheet that details the specifics.”

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“This is an individual who will be overseeing the work of that board,” Psaki stated of Jankowicz. “Personnel decisions are up to the Department of Homeland Security. I just outlined the extensive history and background this individual has, but I think what’s important to note here is doing, which is important disinformation related work that began under the former administration.”

Psaki takes questions from reporters at a daily press briefing on April 29, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Psaki takes questions from reporters at a day by day press briefing on April 29, 2022 in Washington, DC.
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Amid her choice to function govt director for the newly introduced board, Jankowicz is dealing with renewed criticism feedback she made relating to the Hunter Biden laptop computer story and movies she shared to TikTok criticizing political opposition.

Jankowicz beforehand referred the laptop computer, which has been authenticated by a number of information shops, as a “Trump campaign product” and advised it was a “Russian influence op.”

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Jankowicz tried to make clear her October 2020 tweet this week saying that she was merely reside tweeting a presidential debate.

Day by day Publish’ Andrew Mark Miller contributed to this text.

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