Jean-Pierre clashes with reporters pressing her about neurologist's White House visits

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre had an explosive exchange with CBS reporter Ed O'Keefe as the Biden administration faces intense scrutiny over recent revelations of the repeated White House visits of a Parkinson's disease expert, fueling more questions about President Biden's mental health. 

A series of reports, first reported by the New York Post, showed that Dr. Kevin Cannard, a neurologist from Walter Reed Military Medical Center who specializes in Parkinson's disease, met several times with Biden's physician, Dr. Kevin O'Connor, over the past year. 

During Monday's press briefing, Jean-Pierre repeatedly would not confirm Cannard's White House visits to reporters, citing security and privacy concerns despite the fact that Cannard's name was listed in the public visitor logs.

After Jean-Pierre dodged questions from Associated Press reporter Zeke Miller about whether Cannard's visits pertained to Biden's health, saying, "I'm not going to share people's [doctors'] names," O'Keefe lost his patience. 

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