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You're taking credit for stuff the previous administration did': AP reporter slams State Department spokesman for suggesting that Biden is responsible for firms pulling out of building Russian gas pipeline into Germany

Valerie Edwar

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  • State Department spokesman, Ned Price, got into a heated exchange with an Associated Press reporter during a briefing on Monday 
  • The reporter asked if the Biden administration was taking credit for former president Donald Trump's accomplishments during a briefing on Monday
  • Exchange was referring to US progress from European companies moving out of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany
  • 'The companies made 'good-faith efforts to wind down activities related to Nord Stream 2,' Price said, adding that 'our actions are having a good effect' 
  • AP reporter Matt Lee then challenged Price for suggesting that President Joe Biden was responsible for a policy that started under the Trump administration