CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta said that President Donald Trump will become “another crackpot on the internet” after he leaves office.
Acosta appeared Friday night on “Anderson Cooper 360” to discuss Trump’s Rose Garden statement about Operation Warp Speed and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Host Anderson Cooper soon brought the topic to the Trump campaign’s legal fights over the election and the president’s refusal to concede to President-elect Joe Biden.
“This is the first time we have seen President Trump over a week, first time I have seen him talk about Covid for a while,” Cooper said. “The legal battles are falling apart. When is the inevitable going to happen?”
“Well, he was pretending in this Rose Garden address that there is some sort of way for him to get back to the White House come January 20th,” Acosta said. “That’s not going to happen. He was even talking at some point about how he’s not going to let this country going into the lockdown, but then proceeded to talk about whatever the next administration will do, almost catching himself and acknowledging that Joe Biden will be taking the keys to