White House says 'Republicans are lying' about critical race theory in schools
White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters on Thursday that the issue of race and education in the Virginia gubernatorial election was exploited by Republican Glenn Youngkin, who won over Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
"We need to be honest here about what's going on," she said. "Republicans are lying. They are not being honest. They are not being truthful about where we stand. And they’re cynically trying to use our kids as a political football."