President Joe Biden’s adviser Brian Deese is facing a backlash online after answering a question on the fairness of high gas prices by highlighting the importance of the “liberal world order,” and a video clip of the moment has since gone viral.
Deese was speaking to CNN’s Victor Blackwell on Thursday and reflected on comments Joe Biden made during his speech at the NATO summit in Madrid on the same day.
Biden was asked by a reporter: “How long is it fair to expect American drivers and drivers around the world to pay that premium for this war?”
The president replied: “As long as it takes,” insisting that Russia could not be allowed to win the conflict against Ukraine and then potentially menace other nations.
When asked a similar question, Deese spoke about American families holding firm. The clip of that moment has gone viral on social media and has been viewed more than 1 500 000 times on Twitter.
“What do you say to the families that say ‘we can’t afford to pay $4.85 a gallon for months, if not years, this is not sustainable,” Blackwell asked.
“What you heard from the president today was a clear articulation of the stakes,” Deese replied.
“This is about the future of the liberal world order and we have to stand firm.
“But at the same time, what I would say to that family and Americans across the country is you have a president and an administration that is going to do everything in its power to blunt those price increases and bring those prices down.”
CNN: “What do you say to those families that say, ‘listen, we can’t afford to pay $4.85 a gallon for months, if not years?’”
BIDEN ADVISOR BRIAN DEESE: “This is about the future of the Liberal World Order and we have to stand firm.” pic.twitter.com/LWilWSo72S
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Deese, who is another of the Obama retreads working for Biden was talking the same stuff that Biden di back in 2017.
But back then Joe seems to reveal who is disrupting the new liberal world order.
Biden said that Trump was breaking down the norms that hold the liberal world order together.
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