‘Dear Diary…’: Trump mocks Jim Acosta’s border wall video by retweeting him


Trump points at Jim Acosta

President Donald Trump took a jab at CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta after Acosta posted a video of himself scrutinizing the president’s characterization of a “crisis” at the US-Mexico border.
Acosta, who was at McAllen, Texas, where Trump toured the border with Mexico on Thursday, said in his video that he did not “see anything resembling a national emergency situation.”
“Dear Diary…,” Trump said in a tweet that replied to Acosta’s video.

President Donald Trump took a jab at CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta after he posted a video of himself scrutinizing the president’s characterization of a “crisis” at the US-Mexico border on Thursday.

“Dear Diary…,” Trump said in a tweet that replied to Acosta’s video.

Acosta, who was at McAllen, Texas, where Trump toured the border with Mexico on Thursday, said in his video that he did not “see anything resembling a national emergency situation.” The video, which had over 2 million views at the time of writing, attracted supporters and critics, including Trump’s son, Trump Organization executive Donald Trump Jr.

I found some steel slats down on the border. But I don’t see anything resembling a national emergency situation.. at least not in the McAllen TX area of the border where Trump will be today. pic.twitter.com/KRoLdszLUu

— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) January 10, 2019

Trump Jr. replied to Acosta’s tweet, claiming that the correspondent was not seeing a calamity at the border because he was reporting near the border barrier.

“Of course you don’t Jim,” Trump Jr. tweeted. “That’s because walls work. Thanks for your help proving [Donald Trump’s] point and simultaneously creating one of the best self-own videos ever!!!”

Acosta fired back by referring to the 20-day partial government shutdown and calling the situation “a little strange.”

“You guys seem to be saying the current measures in place are working,” Acosta tweeted. …read more

Source:: Business Insider

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