VIDEO: CNN’s Acosta makes claim on Trump’s mental state

JUNE 10, 2019

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CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta suggested President Trump oftentimes purposefully acts mentally ill in an attempt to distract from the dysfunction of his presidency.

“I tell folks, I’m not a psychiatrist,” Acosta said Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources. “I will tell you my sense of it is … he’s more crazy like a fox.”

The article goes on to state the following:

The reporter’s comments are a play on the term “dumb like a fox” which suggests a person is acting ignorant in an attempt to not be taken seriously and then gain leverage over others.

Acosta, who was appearing on the show to promote his new book on the media in the era of Trump, said former presidential adviser Steve Bannon explained to him that Trump is obsessed with controlling the national conversation surrounding his administration.

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