Outgoing White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki posed for a farewell photo with Fox News White House reporter Peter Doocy on her last day on the job with the Biden Administration.
“End of an era in the Brady meeting room!” Doocy tagged the image she posted on her Twitter account. “Good luck, @jrpsaki.”
Even the announcer Piers Morgan heavy on about the civic farewell between the two combatants, who rarely saw eye-to-eye during White House news conferences.
“What a partnership,” he tweeted. “Both of them did their job superbly well.”
Doocy and Psaki exchanged lighthearted comments during a May 5 press conference in front of a roomful of reporters.
“I’m sorry you’re leaving,” Doocy said from his seat in the White House briefing room.
“It’s you?” Psaki responded from behind his podium.
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Doocy confirmed his sincerity, and he and Psaki praised each other for being “good sport.”
Psaki did not share the photo of herself with Doocy on her Twitter account on Friday.
Insider reports that Psaki held more formal news conferences during his 15 months of service than former President Donald Trump’s four press secretaries did during his four years in office.
President Biden sometimes put Psaki in an awkward position by doing things like calling Doocy a “stupid son of a f—h.”
Psaki said in a podcast last month that Doocy was understanding when the president called him on the phone after that incident to set the record straight, calling it a “moment of grace” by the Fox News correspondent.
Politico reported in April that Psaki had plans to work for MSNBC after leaving the White House. She will be replaced by former deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
Doocy is the son of Fox News morning anchor Steve Doocy. Fox News has said the network is “extremely proud” of the work it does on his behalf.