President Joe Biden’s critics called out the world leader for telling a reporter to “shush up” while he was meeting with the Australian prime minister at the latest G7 summit in Japan.
Annoyed Twitter users slammed Biden as condescending for the command, with some pointing out that if former President Donald Trump had done that to an overzealous member of the press, he wouldn’t have heard the end of it from his usual critics.
The brief but tense moment happened while Biden was speaking one on one with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese this weekend at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, Japan.
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President Joe Biden holds a meeting with his science and technology advisors at the White House on April 04, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images))
At the sit-down, which was accompanied by the usual gaggle of reporters,