On Thursday, there was a rare playful exchange between White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Fox News White House Correspondent Peter Doocy, as Jean-Pierre made a joke.
Jean-Pierre extended her congratulations to Doocy on the arrival of his daughter, Bridget Blake Doocy, who he and his wife, Hillary Vaughn, had welcomed into the world on February 1st. Prior to the baby's birth, the press secretary had teased Doocy to name the child after her.
“I forgot to tell Peter, welcome back and congratulations on being a dad. And how’s baby Karine doing?” Jean-Pierre said, which was created with laughter.
“I do have a lot of hard questions for her when I get home,” Doocy said.
“Oh, are they hard or are they … seriously hard?” she asked.
Doocy shared the news of his child's birth on social media on February 9th and revealed that he had asked President Joe Biden for parenting advice. According to reports, Biden recommended that Doocy "hold her tight."
— Peter Doocy (@pdoocy) February 9, 2023
During a January 3rd briefing, Jean-Pierre made a playful suggestion that the baby should be named Karine, and Doocy responded by saying that he would consider it.
“I thought you were gonna ask for my okay to name your daughter Karine. I thought that’s where we were going here,” Jean-Pierre joked.
“Josephina,” Doocy said.
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