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Milwaukee Radio Host Earl Ingram Says Biden Team Gave Him ‘Exact’ Questions To Ask


Milwaukee radio host Earl Ingram has revealed that the Joe Biden campaign gave him the “exact” questions to ask before Biden appeared on his show.

He’s the second host to reveal the same; a Philadelphia radio host said on CNN that she was also given the questions in advance.

“They gave me the exact questions to ask,” Ingram told The Associated Press. “There was no back and forth.”

Ingram made the same admission to ABC News.

“Yes, I was given some questions for Biden,” Ingram told ABC News, which reported, “Ingram said he was given five questions and ended up asking four of them.”

The radio appearances came as Biden’s team was trying to prove the president’s fitness for office after a controversial debate in which Biden rambled incoherently at times.

“I have a few questions that I’d like to ask you, sir,” Ingram said at the start of the July 4 interview.

“Fire away, man,” Biden said.

“Can you speak to some accomplishments that we may or may not be familiar with about your record, especially here in Wisconsin,” Ingram asked the president.

Civic Media did not disclose the fact the questions were provided in advance in its YouTube promotion of the interviews.

Ingram’s page on Civic Media touts his July 4 interview with Biden. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has described Civic Media as a “progressive talk-radio network.”

“We do not condition interviews on acceptance of these questions, and hosts are always free to ask the questions they think will best inform their listeners,” the Biden campaign told ABC News, adding that the campaign sent questions, not the White House.

That report comes after another radio host, Andrea Lawful-Sanders, told CNN Biden’s team gave her eight questions before he appeared on her show.

“The questions were sent to me for approval; I approved of them,” she said on CNN.

“I got several questions — eight of them,” she continued. “And the four that were chosen were the ones that I approved.”

Jessica McBride
Jessica's opinions on this website and all WRN and personal social media pages, including Facebook and X, represent her own opinions and not those of the institution where she works. Jessica McBride, a Wisconsin Right Now contributor, is a national award-winning journalist and journalism educator with more than 25 years in journalism. Jessica McBride’s journalism career started at the Waukesha Freeman newspaper in 1993, covering City Hall. She was an investigative, crime, and general assignment reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for a decade. Since 2004, she has taught journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her work has appeared in many news outlets, including (where she is a contributor reaching millions of readers per month),, WTMJ, WISN, WUWM,,, Milwaukee Magazine, Nightline, El Conquistador Latino Newspaper, Japanese and German television, Channel 58, Reader’s Digest, Twist (magazine), Wisconsin Public Radio, BBC, Wisconsin Policy Research Institute, and others. 

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