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CNN’s Acosta After Coronavirus Briefing:
Trump ‘Is Scared’ — ‘We Could All
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Posted By: Imright, 4/1/2020 7:33:51 AM

Tuesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” network White House correspondent Jim Acosta said at the coronavirus press conference President Donald Trump seemed “scared.”He said, “Anderson, I will tell you in seven years I have covered the White House, that is the most stunning briefing I have ever sat through. To have public health officials come in and try to explain to the American people that they need to come to grips with the fact – or the very strong likelihood that we’re going to see 100,000 to 200,000 Americans die over the next couple months from the coronavirus. I have to tell you — it was just downright chilling.”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson 4/1/2020 7:39:19 AM (No. 364692)
The President is walking a fine line. Many people will not be convinced that staying home is necessary until they see piles of body bags. Yet, the President knows that piles of body bags are not good for the USA.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Calamity Kate 4/1/2020 7:39:33 AM (No. 364694)
For. The. Love.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: doublesharp 4/1/2020 7:40:49 AM (No. 364698)
Spin spin spin from a lying dog faced pony soldier.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: andyboy 4/1/2020 7:47:40 AM (No. 364705)
Every question Acosta asks and every statement he makes is calculated to damage Trump. In fact, President Trump is anything but afraid. But the fear among Acosta and his fellow mainstream media Trump-haters is palpable. The US death estimate has, in a matter of weeks gone, from 2.2 million to less than 1/10 of that (and may fall further). Coronavirus curves are leveling off in Europe, with the US hopefully soon to follow. Stocks are rebounding. The President's approval rating is even higher than it was before this ordeal began. And with a greatly reduced number of people in airports, what must CNN's already abysmal viewership be now? Trump and America will emerge from this stronger than ever. But Acosta, et al. are scared, very scared -- you can feel it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bigfatslob 4/1/2020 7:52:53 AM (No. 364711)
Is that what obnoxious Jim Acosta saw? Well I saw a leader and a general scold a man child. President Trump knows what a nation that panics can do and it doesn't help control the China virus. Thank God we have adults working on this disaster because what Obama would have done was nothing and then go golfing.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: spacer 4/1/2020 7:58:33 AM (No. 364719)
Projection....again, from these freaks. They are the fearful ones. President Trump strength and leadership during this is unmatched.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Merlin251 4/1/2020 8:06:23 AM (No. 364727)
Jim Acosta is just engaging in some weapons-grade Freudian Projection. Has security checked him for Depends!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Muncsdad 4/1/2020 8:06:50 AM (No. 364728)
Trump cares about the country and the American people. Acosta is a pig, aa thug, a slithering snake who only cares about himself. I agree with Mike the Pillow Guy—the media truly is evil.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: starboard 4/1/2020 8:07:39 AM (No. 364731)
Why is Breitbart reporting this tripe?The American people have eyes and ears and saying President Trump seemed scared is not something that's the American public have witnessed. What we're seeing is a U S President 100% committed to resolving a crisis of this magnitude. Acosta is the lowest of the low in the WH press corp. He's a cheap grade puppet following the dictates of Jeff Zucker. CNN is a disgrace of a cable channel and the FCC should shut them down.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Newtsche 4/1/2020 8:18:06 AM (No. 364741)
I saw Acosta with Trump at this briefing yesterday. Despite Acosta's typical pot-stirring, Trump was patient, accommodating and unduly respectful as he addressed his concerns over the upcoming couple weeks. The exchange between the two went on for quite some time, I was surprised as Trump had to get his message across. The upshot is Acosta may be the most indecent bastid in the ugly history of tv news.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: PostAway 4/1/2020 8:20:46 AM (No. 364744)
Acosta represents the Baby Hueys of the nation, the overgrown stupid children. Yes, Jim, the President is afraid of the COVID 19 illness and the future death toll it will cause. Actual people, even people you know, Jim, will die in the next several weeks. Of course Trump is scared. He isn’t a fool. No, Jim, he couldn’t have prevented disaster in this case. You see, Jim, people, including Donald Trump, are unable to see into the future. There is, however, a type of person who watches events unfold and then blames a daddy figure for not preventing what they had no way of predicting. When this is over and the dead are buried and businesses pull themselves up and children are back in school and if we aren’t all busy learning Chinese and eating roadkill then we can look back and assess what could have been done differently. You, a national reporter and general motormouth, will be accurately placed on the “Get him! Kill!” impeachment squad that fatally redirected the President’s attention from fully addressing the nation’s needs to fighting off battalions of gnats like you. As it is, you and other of Trump’s Washington inquisitors will have a lot to answer for and we won’t forget what you did in a hoax against the nation’s President when an unseen crisis quietly gained strength in the background. You, Jim, have a whole lot to answer for.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lazyman 4/1/2020 8:23:14 AM (No. 364748)
He should speak for himself, not use "we" to support his agenda.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lawsy0 4/1/2020 8:23:35 AM (No. 364750)
He's lying. None of those with him can feel anything. You need character to be able to ''feel'' emotions. Acosta especially, is disqualified.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Venturer 4/1/2020 8:33:01 AM (No. 364758)
Acosta is screaming "Fire" in the theater, and the media is encouraging it. He is urging panic , no ,not urging it. but fully encouraging it.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: pinger 4/1/2020 8:33:59 AM (No. 364760)
If POTUS is scared of anything, it's the fear of the MSM continuing to spread fear on the one hand and not printing the truth and/or not using the power of their pens to convince all Americans what they must do to get Covid-19 in the rear view mirror on the other.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: ARKfamily 4/1/2020 8:39:31 AM (No. 364765)
This ignoramus cannot read Donald Trump's mind so shut the heck up. Maybe what you sense as fear is grief for this whole situation. I can tell that Jim Acosta is a faithless individual. Our faith teaches us to not fear. Another book I have read is from Max Lucado, Be Anxious For Nothing. We must never take our eyes off Jesus. The media, Democrats, liberals and Never Trumpers are distractions trying to take our eyes off Jesus.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 4/1/2020 8:53:21 AM (No. 364776)
Nice try, Acosta.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 4/1/2020 8:56:36 AM (No. 364780)
Pro tip: Real news is not about the so-called "reporters." Try to stick with real news.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jebediah 4/1/2020 9:10:06 AM (No. 364788)
I hate to even respond to this....Acosta, of the camel's hair coat and coiffed hair, is about Acosta. Period.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Edgelady 4/1/2020 9:12:19 AM (No. 364792)
Acosta is unbalanced, he’s the one afraid of his own shadow.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Quigley 4/1/2020 9:12:21 AM (No. 364793)
What else did his aura say, Madama Acosta?
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Muguy 4/1/2020 9:37:40 AM (No. 364826)
There is the old saw about the glass being half full or half empty. With Acostya, there is no glass--only a big, steaming pile of CRAP. What I saw was disgusted President who stayed in a 'press conference' for well over TWO HOURS answering questions along with the leaders of his team. What I also saw was a CLEAR laying out of FACTS that the slides showed that where states have taken action and worked to do what was asked several weeks ago that they were not having as many problems. What I saw was a concerted effort to show that when the process is followed it WORKS. What I saw a President who is disappointed in many citizens who are unwilling to do what is necessary for the common good and who are not considerate of others trying to convince others that UNLESS they actively join in to do their part, this is going to go on MUCH LONGER than it has to. Also, almost without exception, the states with the biggest problems and potential problems have Governors who are doing STUPID things because they are liberals who dislike HIM more than they love the residents of their own states-- Anyone else notice this? Most of those states were way down at the bottom of those charts....
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Reply 23 - Posted by: lisa belanger 4/1/2020 9:43:11 AM (No. 364834)
its all about him i bet he is first in bed memememememe..too bD 4 YU
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Reply 24 - Posted by: planetgeo 4/1/2020 9:49:47 AM (No. 364848)
Lying dog-faced jackass soldier.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Bazi 4/1/2020 9:57:41 AM (No. 364856)
When Acosta asked his question, I wanted POTUS to say: "You are going to die, Jim D.I.E. die ! Now are you satisfied?" MY question...are POTUS , VP and the experts behind a plexiglass shield during these briefings with the enemy?? Or are they exposed??
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Jethro bo 4/1/2020 10:06:37 AM (No. 364870)
Sing along with me, Jim. Feelings, nothing more than feelings... I'm old enough to remember when reporters reported facts, not feelings.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: BarryNo 4/1/2020 10:11:10 AM (No. 364874)
Quit projecting you Liberal Hack!! My God!! If a reporter had acted like him in either FDR's or Truman's Administrations, he's be anonymously held in solitary and the key would be missing. Under LBJ or Clinton, he'd probably be dead. Only Republicans allow dissent without permanent consequences.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: hershey 4/1/2020 10:11:12 AM (No. 364875)
You douche, you couldn't feel your posterior in the dark with both hands...I don't know why Trump still puts up with you...
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Pegmo 4/1/2020 10:22:22 AM (No. 364887)
President Trump does not do "scared" or "fear".
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Reply 30 - Posted by: BGray2 4/1/2020 10:22:27 AM (No. 364888)
That's called projection Jim. One of the very few things that liberals excel at doing.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Right Time 4/1/2020 10:26:30 AM (No. 364893)
Yes, you little turd, Acosta. Trump WAS scared at the press conference. He was as scared as General Eisenhower was on the eve of D-Day when briefing his officers and telling them their expected casualty counts. He was as as scared as President Lincoln who was honoring the dead at Gettysburg and knowing that yet more deaths were to come. You are a truly vain, stupid and evil man.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: David Key 4/1/2020 11:28:32 AM (No. 364975)
Good grief, if this is the intellectual capability of the press I can understand why they are shedding watchers. Has this idiot even bothered to research the history of flu. For instance the number of flu deaths over the last ten years is estimated to be between 12000 and 61000 annually. This is an estimate there is no way to actually count total numbers accurately. Fauci was talking about the fact that so far the Coronavirus seems to have the potential to be a repeating virus, that if you get it you might be able to get it again over and over. They estimate that the death rate would be ten times the normal flue. Now there is a whole bunch of estimating going on here, and doctors being doctors they cover their asses by giving you blurry messages without hard and fast answers, which is probably to be expected. We haven't had the time to actually be able to know reasonably well what and who its going to infect and to kill.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Highvoltage 4/1/2020 12:03:00 PM (No. 365046)
I am very happy the president holds these long press conferences instead of letting the media interpret them for us. We the people will interpret them for ourselves thank you. Acosta is nothing except a pompous flake only interested in him. He serves no purpose for the general public. He sounds like he is in an alternate universe of twisted minds and fear mongering.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/1/2020 12:30:56 PM (No. 365079)
Acosta is evil. Pure unadulterated evil. The worst of the worst in the media IMO. Trump is one of the bravest men I have ever seen, facing down the evil and malicious smears and lies in what passes for our media now. Thanks to his own behavior, no way is any network gonna hire him for a spot. He has nothing left but local news, or obscurity. Nobody deserves it more than Abilio Acosta.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: VietVet68 4/1/2020 12:34:45 PM (No. 365086)
Acosta is the delusional poster boy for the left wing media. He doesn't realize he's been infected with the TDS virus and it's eating him up from the inside. That's a shame....
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Reply 36 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 4/1/2020 12:51:25 PM (No. 365109)
Acosta needs to be banned from the President's press conferences. One look and everyone can tell the President is much more somber with regard to CV.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: RedWhite&Blue2 4/1/2020 1:34:32 PM (No. 365170)
Translate Acosta into English: Misanthropic dog-faced radical left liar”
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Reply 38 - Posted by: NYbob 4/1/2020 2:37:43 PM (No. 365223)
Whatever. I know one thing, it would be so easy to make Acosta flinch.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: bighambone 4/1/2020 3:00:12 PM (No. 365240)
President Trump has all the responsibility for the health and welfare of the country on his shoulders. Acosta has no responsibility except to harass Trump as much as possible as a propaganda agent for the leftist and liberal Democrat resistance that has been ongoing since Trump was elected. Acosta continuously asking Trump why he did not take a certain presidential action back in January based upon information concerning the corona virus that only became known now is ridiculous and that is Acosta’s specialty. Acosta’s employer should send him to Antarctica to interview penguins about what they think of the pandemic.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: doctorfixit 4/1/2020 3:36:06 PM (No. 365264)
Narcissist lefties always claim to know what other are thinking & feeling. They speak for everyone, don;t you know?
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Reply 41 - Posted by: DVC 4/1/2020 4:38:10 PM (No. 365338)
Acosta is a lying fool. ACOSTA is frightened, Trump is in charge an calm as can be.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Annie Xango 4/1/2020 8:57:15 PM (No. 365543)
someone must have whispered in little Jimmy's ear that he looked like a younger version of George thing they have in common..the same number of brain cells...NONE!!!!
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Reply 43 - Posted by: MickTurn 4/1/2020 9:55:41 PM (No. 365582)
What you felt Jimmy Boy was ANGER at your stupidity. Maybe, just Maybe you will step in a very deep hole and we'll not have to put up with your antics any longer!
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Posted by Imright 4/5/2020 11:30:42 AM Post Reply
ABC’s chief White House correspondent and White House Correspondents Association president, Jon Karl was the latest liberal journalist to decide they wanted to make a fat stack of cash by publishing a new anti-Trump book (Front Row at the Trump Show). As such, his Sunday appearance on Good Morning America was just another chance to hawk his product. He insisted President Trump was making a mockery of the coronavirus crisis and was using the daily press briefings as “a reality TV show.”With no consideration to the fact that, as president, Trump needed to juggle warning Americans
Why Accepting Two Million COVID-19 Deaths
may be Better Than a National Lockdown
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Posted by Imright 4/5/2020 5:07:15 AM Post Reply
We’ve heard much during the Wuhan flu crisis about a “worst case scenario” of two million dead Americans, a staggering number. But missing from the national conversation is something equally important: What’s the worst case scenario given our present course of action, largely locking down the country and freezing life like an insect stuck in amber?What if worse coming to worst means a great depression, a descent into tyranny, millions more dead from other causes and a permanently impoverished nation?Almost the entire virus debate has centered around whether the experts are correct
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