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Collins: ‘What’s The Point Of Me Being Here If I’m Going To Ask The Same Question As Jim Acosta?’ [VIDEO]

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Kaitlan Collins responded to the backlash she’d received over the past week in an appearance on Fox News’ Sunday broadcast of “Media Buzz.”

Host Howie Kurtz first posed to The Daily Caller’s White House correspondent that the establishment media “said the President is trying to avoid tough questions by not calling on a major national newspaper or broadcast group.”

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“That was another question I got after my question,” Collins responded. “Did the White House tell you what to ask?”

“I can’t decide if it’s offensive or laughable because they are probably talking to the White House more than I am.”

“No, I don’t think he should only call on conservative outlets — I think he should call on the whole room — but I don’t think there was this hand-wringing over who the president was calling on when Barack Obama refused to call on Fox News and only called on left-leaning outlets,” she continued. “No one was going on TV saying the fix was in then. It’s just because it’s a conservative outlet, and they’re not used to The Daily Caller getting a question.”

“They’re offended because the question they wanted answered didn’t get asked,” the Alabama native stated. “I wasn’t aware that we were all supposed to go in there and ask the same question.”

“What’s the point of me being here if I’m going to ask the same question as Jim Acosta or Hallie Jackson?”

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