Trump Defends Coronavirus Response to Acosta: ‘Hold It, Fake News CNN, Hold It!’



The president continues to take every opportunity to humiliate CNN’s Jim Acosta at press conferences and it’s highly entertaining. On Monday, President Trump held a press conference to discuss the American coronavirus response and was, of course, deluged with negativity from Acosta, who interrupted him and tried to highlight the number of deaths and paint the president’s response as inadequate. As usual, the president’s response to Acosta is not to be missed. “Hold it, hold it. Fake News CNN, hold it!” Trump said before launching into a defense of the United States’ efforts to control the Chinese virus.

“We have done a great job in this country… if you look, countries all over the world are exploding right now—people that you said were doing a wonderful job,” said the president. “It’s a very delicate, very contagious disease. It was released by China. It should never have been allowed to be released.”

The president then said that the United States is doing a great job, pointing to future vaccines and therapeutics that have shown promise in stopping the outbreak.

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