CNN’s Jim Acosta marches to his own beat — as he proved this weekend, when he and a Democratic U.S. Senator alternately attacked an unnamed “orange man” and “corporate PACs” in a politicized parody of 1970s songs, complete with a banjo solo.
Acosta began the musical portion of his program “CNN Newsroom” on Saturday by claiming that former President Donald Trump has told those in his orbit that he expects the 2020 election to be overturned and to be reinstated as president by August — something former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has explicitly denied.
“There’s no mechanism for Trump to get reinstated. That is delusional. If Trump really believes he will be back in the White House this August, he should get help,” said Acosta, who regularly had pitched battles with Trump — and sometimes members of the White House staff — over the course of the Trump administration.
“You are not well, sir. You need to get over this,” Acosta