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President Joe Biden on Wednesday expressed regret over losing his temper when CNN White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins pressed him on his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva.
“I owe my last questioner an apology,” Biden told reporters on the tarmac before boarding Air Force One for his flight back to Washington, DC. “I shouldn’t have been such a wise guy.”
He went on to say: “To be a good reporter you have got to be negative, you have got to have a negative view on life, OK, it seems to me. You never ask a positive question.”
“I apologize for having been short,” Biden added.
Biden’s apology came shortly after a testy exchange unfolded between him and Collins at the end of a news conference following his meeting with Putin.
“Why are you so confident [Putin] will change his behavior Mr. President?” Collins shouted at Biden as he was leaving the…