President Joe Biden erupted at a CNN reporter on Wednesday following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Geneva, Switzerland.
Biden stopped as he was leaving the press conference to answer a question about Americans detained in Russia when CNN reporter Kaitlan Collins asked him about his meeting with Putin.
“Why are you so confident he’ll change his behavior, Mr. President?” Collins asked.
“I’m not confident he’ll change his behavior,” Biden erupted. “Where the hell — what do you do all the time? When did I say I was confident?”
“I said …what I said was, let’s get it straight, I said what will change their behavior is if the rest of the world reacts to them and it diminishes their standing in the world,” he continued. “I am not confident of anything. I am just stating the facts.”
“But given his past behavior has not changed and in that press conference after sitting down with you for several hours,