White House not ‘embarrassed’ as Biden remains silent on ‘benign’ object shootdowns

February 15, 2023

“I don’t have any announcement or anything to preview on potential remarks by the president,” Jean-Pierre said at her regular White House press briefing. FlightRadar24A fighter jet missed an object over Lake Huron on Sunday before hitting it with a second $450,000 rocket. Instagram/badger_wingsNew York Times reporter Michael Shear pointedly asked Jean-Pierre if Biden was “embarrassed” given the likelihood that he ordered the military to down innocuous objects. Tuberville said “either [officials] don’t know or they’re not telling us” why there’s a sudden series of objects being detected and shot down. “My phone is ringing off the wall and we got a president of the United States who is not saying anything,” Tuberville said.