Jim Acosta says to President Trump CNN's record on delivering the truth better than his
President Trump: "If you see what CNN, your wonderful network, said I guess they apologized in a way…What was their apology yesterday? What did they say?"
Jim Acosta: "Mr. President, I think our record on delivering the truth is a lot better than yours sometimes."
CNN's chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, told President Trump today that his network's "record on delivering the truth is a lot better" than his "sometimes" after the president broached a recent report on Russian election interference that CNN later walked back.
The exchange came in New Delhi, India after Acosta asked if Trump would pledge to reject any foreign interference in the upcoming presidential campaign.
"First of all, I want no help from any country, and I haven't been given help from any country," Trump replied. "And if you see what CNN, your wonderful network, said, I guess they apologized in a way for — didn't they apologize for the fact that they said certain things that weren't true? Tell me, what was their apology yesterday? What did they say?" Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gave the Democratic response to President Trump's annual address to Congress from a high school in East Lansing, Mich., on Feb. 4. Here are her full remarks. "No President Trump, this is not the strongest economy we've ever had..."
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