As Democrats defend President Joe Biden against accusations of memory loss, transcripts are likely to be one of the next battle lines.
White House spokesman Ian Sams, many prominent Democrats, and President Joe Biden himself have said the special counsel report’s accusations that he could not remember when he became vice president and the year his son died were inaccurate.
Several reporters questioned Sams about that, asking if the Biden administration will release tapes of the interviews in order to back up their assertions.
“Does the president support the release of the entire transcript of his interview to put to rest some of these things that you think are being overlooked?” a reporter said.
Sams said it was a reasonable question.
“It’s important to note that we’re dealing with classified materials in these conversations,” he said. “There