CNN’s Jim Acosta is considered one of the deans of White House correspondent-dom. He was omnipresent during the Trump years, giving a Brylcreem-ed sheen to CNN’s Very Serious Reporting™ from both the White House and President Donald Trump’s activities elsewhere. His frown let left-bubble America know he understood how horrible things were right now.
Given the transition to the Joe Biden administration and the inflection point America seems to be at, one wondered where this would take Acosta’s reporting.
The answer is: away from the White House.
On Monday, Acosta — who’s spent eight years at the White House and who was promoted to chief White House correspondent in 2018 — announced that he was going on his “next adventure,” which apparently doesn’t involve being chief White House correspondent.
“On to the next adventure! After eight years at WH, I’m moving into a new role as anchor on weekends and chief