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Trump in India for Fat Tuesday, has verbal slap-fight with Jim Acosta

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It was the same thing, Trump stands with the Russians and fails to acknowledge accountability for the revenge tour.

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta again traded verbal blows with President Donald Trump during a news conference in New Delhi on Tuesday.

The fiery exchange saw Acosta tell Trump that CNN’s “record on delivering the truth is a lot better than yours sometimes, if you don’t mind me saying.”…

The fiery exchange saw Acosta tell Trump that CNN’s “record on delivering the truth is a lot better than yours sometimes, if you don’t mind me saying.”

Trump ― who, according to The Washington Post has told more than 16,000 lies since taking office ― hit back, telling Acosta that “your record is so bad you ought to be ashamed of yourself.”


Acosta replied: “I’m not ashamed of anything and our organization is not ashamed, Sir.”

The exchange began when Acosta rose to ask Trump whether he would reject foreign help in his reelection and how he justifies the appointment of an acting director of national intelligence who has no relevant experience.

Trump began his answer by saying he wants no foreign election help, but then abruptly swerved into an attack on CNN.



— andy lassner (@andylassner) February 25, 2020

Descent into madness continues.

During the same press conference, Trump lied about the number of people in the U.S. with coronavirus; strongly hinted at a call for violence against House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff; called on Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Justice Sonia Sotomayor to recuse themselves from cases before the Supreme Court involving him; and said of maps of ISIS territory in 2017, “In fact, they had it painted a certain color. I won't tell you what color because it doesn't matter. Somebody will say it was a Republican color, so I don't want to get people confused. But it happened to be red.” Is it just me, or is Trump’s “I’m not going to tell you, here’s a hint, here’s the answer” speech pattern cropping up more often recently?…



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