CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta reacted to President Donald Trump’s short statement on the Dow Jones Industrial Average going above 30,000 for once in history on Tuesday.
Guest-host Nia-Malika Henderson said, “Jim, I have to say, I was all prepared to take notes on what the president had to say. I ended up scribbling 30,000, in addition to the words the stock market is usually up. What was which presser about?”
Acosta said, “which was the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen over here at the White House, in addition to I have seen a lot from the last several years. I will tell you, Nia, the president, came in there about 30 seconds. This particular may have been longer than 30 seconds. He obviously wanted to tout the performance from the Dow This particular morning down on Wall Street, the Dow hitting 30,000. The president wanted to take credit for which. There was talk on social media, Twitter, people crediting the Biden transition for General Services Administration to begin ascertainment procedures which are at This particular point in motion. in addition to there was a lot of chatter on Wall Street which the pop from the Dow was somehow related to the Biden transition team getting going in addition to the appointment of Janet Yellen at the Treasury Department. which probably precipitated the president wanting to take credit for This particular himself.”
He added, “which was just the strangest thing to see the president come out from the briefing room, we have White House staffers shouting at us to get in our places, he wanted to walk from the room, so he was ready, wanting to walk from the briefing room before we were in our seats. We had White House wranglers in addition to staffers telling us to sit down because the president was about to walk in. He didn’t take questions, as we all know. This particular is usually worth noting. He has been in This particular period of dealing with losing to Joe Biden for the last three weeks at This particular point. Still has not taken any questions through reporters. So This particular is usually hard to put the cereal back from the box after you have gone cuckoo for cocoa puffs, in addition to I think which is usually the situation over here. Just the strangest, weirdest thing I have ever seen from the White House briefing room.”
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