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Jim Acosta
12 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 11:08pm
RT @brianstelter: "In the 7 years I have covered the White House, that is the most stunning briefing I have ever sat through," @Acosta said afterward... https://t.co/EjGOaJfVgg

Jim Acosta
12 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:54pm
Thanks Hugh. Please convey to your listeners how very serious this is. I think all of us in the briefing room wanted people at home to hear and absorb as much of this information as possible. https://t.co/n4jiVwje6U

Jim Acosta
13 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:09pm
RT @atrupar: ACOSTA: Did you lull Americans into a false sense of security when you said 'it's going to go away'-- TRUMP: "Well it is ... it's going to go away, hopefully at the end of the month, and if not, hopefully soon after that." https://t.co/4DcPU85Q8t


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Jim Acosta
14 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 8:14pm
RT @oliverdarcy: "It's not the flu," Trump says, seeming to finally understand what public health experts have been saying all along.

Jim Acosta
15 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 7:49pm
RT @BoutrousTed: He now says he knew everything, even as he was saying it would go away, soon the cases would be down to zero, etc. What a shockingly incriminating series of admissions in response to @Acosta and others.

Jim Acosta
15 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 7:49pm
RT @Porter_Anderson: Media: #COVID19: @Acosta asks @realDonaldTrump "You weren't just hoping that it would just dissipate?" #Trump: "I want to be positive. I don't want to be negative. Somebody said, 'I wish he'd be more negative.' ... I want to give people hope. I'm a cheerleader for the country." https://t.co/tiASJsDbBy


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Jim Acosta
15 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 7:29pm
RT @pwidakuswara: Q from @Acosta: Is there any fairness to the criticism that you may have lulled Americans into a false sense of security?" @realDonaldTrump: "I'm not about bad news. I want to give people a feeling of hope."

Jim Acosta
16 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:18pm
RT @atrupar: .@Acosta: "Should Americans prepare for the likelihood that there'll be 100,000 Americans that will die from the virus?" FAUCI: "The answer is yes." https://t.co/URQLmr2Iss


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Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 6:04pm
Birx on the 100-200k number of dead estimate: “that is a projection.”

Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:55pm
Over the next week, Fauci says, “We are going to continue to see things go up..” but he adds Americans can’t get discouraged.

Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:53pm
Birx on what it will take to bend the curve: “There’s no magic bullet... it’s just behavior.”

Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:49pm
Here’s a pic of that model. https://t.co/x6vmgOetYw


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Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:48pm
Dr Birx showing model for potential number of dead in US. With “no intervention,” the model shows 1.5 to 2 million deaths. “With intervention” shows 100,000-240,000 deaths. Still very sobering.

Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:43pm
At Coronavirus briefing, Trump stressing US about to enter a “rough two week period.”

Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:26pm
WH now releasing “30 days to slow the spread” fliers at briefing https://t.co/6jocbmITxs


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Jim Acosta
17 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:22pm
RT @SamanthaJoRoth: JUST NOW— Gov. Ron DeSantis says the White House task force hasn't told him to issue a statewide stay-at-home-order: "The task force is not recommending this. If they do, that’s something that would carry a lot of weight with me."

Jim Acosta
19 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 4:11pm
CNN: Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a state-wide executive order requiring all Texans to minimize non-essential gatherings and in-person contact with people who are not in same household.

Jim Acosta
20 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 3:09pm
RT @JFKLibrary: We received a lot of requests for kids and puppies for #JFKLfromHome, so who are we to stand in the way of what people want? 📽️ Full film: https://t.co/qzokbAjHem https://t.co/5AMv5vfsjT


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Jim Acosta
22 hours ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 12:47pm
Get well Chris! https://t.co/yEqkxzU0dJ

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 10:55am
RT @ryanstruyk: FAUCI: "When we get in a situation where we have enough masks, I believe there will be some very serious consideration about more broadening this recommendation of using masks."

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 8:45am
RT @jiveDurkey: WHOA — NY sports radio legend Mike Francesa breaks with Trump to go in on the government’s covid-19 response & today’s presser: “Don’t give me the MyPillow guy doing a song and dance... when people are dying in Queens.” https://t.co/QeVvSyTTfx


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Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 8:04am
Thanks Jim. https://t.co/z1k9dzt9ZU

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Tuesday Mar 31 - 8:00am
The idea of asking Americans to wear masks for a period of time during the pandemic is likely to be under "serious discussion,” we are told. Admin officials had been cool to the idea. And health experts worry it could worsen PPE shortage. https://t.co/cQiLjCzVbe

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 8:24pm
RT @nowthisnews: Pres. Trump denied downplaying the threat posed by COVID-19 in the U.S., calling Jim @Acosta's use of direct quotes 'snarky' https://t.co/7ONoJZ3hrj


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Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 7:58pm
As a child, my father escaped communist Cuba right before the Cuban Missile Crisis. When I traveled to Cuba for CNN, I pressed Raul Castro on his human rights record. Part of our job is asking tough questions of political leaders, something they don't allow in communist countries https://t.co/HGLbWKvvuC

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 7:05pm
RT @sam_vinograd: Trump tells @Acosta that he could make him look like a "minor league player" when it comes to who can cause the most panic. @Acosta asked the President about the President's previous statements downplaying the virus.

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:49pm
RT @oliverdarcy: CNN's @Acosta reads Trump his previous statements downplaying the coronavirus and asks what he would tell Americans upset over his handling of the crisis. Trump in return attacks CNN, and says the question is "nasty" and "snarky." https://t.co/xl6u4V3u67


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Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:47pm
RT @Porter_Anderson: Media: @Acosta in a recap with @wolfblitzer: "These briefings could be better designed. @realDonaldTrump could come out, say a few words – not have these PR stunts like Mr. Pillow coming out and getting a plug for his company – and let us hear more from Dr. Birx and Dr. Fauci." https://t.co/JVQLvakPGE


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Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:24pm
RT @colvinj: Trump defends his past statements playing down the virus risks. "I don't want panic in the country," Trump says, telling @Acosta, "I could cause panic much better than even you."

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 6:21pm
RT @Yamiche: President Trump, answering a question from @Acosta, just defended saying a month ago that a “miracle” would take away the coronavirus and make cases go to zero. He said he wanted Americans to remain “calm.” Trump added: I could cause panic. But I don’t want to do that.

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:20pm
In Rose Garden, Trump shows off Coronavirus test which can be performed within about five to 15 minutes. https://t.co/m7GHDd7CRY


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Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 5:15pm
RT @W7VOA: "We can save more than one million lives" by following social distancing guidelines in the US, says @POTUS. "We will have a great victory. We have no other choice."

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 4:19pm
RT @jeremyherb: NEWS: The FBI and SEC have started to probe stock transactions made by lawmakers. The inquiry is in its early stages, and has included outreach to Sen. Burr, who sold $628k-$1.7M in stocks on one day last month, w/ @davidgshortell @evanperez @KaraScannell https://t.co/uNRXhFXW2u

Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 3:07pm
They’re running out for supplies over here at the WH too... https://t.co/m099859NIA


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Jim Acosta
1 day ago:   Monday Mar 30 - 2:31pm
RT @emkuhn: Sometimes photos really do say 1,000 or 10,000 words. One for the history books. (Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters) https://t.co/KcnDpStBI4 https://t.co/he3qdvPlvP


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Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 7:01pm
Trump both quoting a NYT story about the ratings for his press conferences while slamming the newspaper at the same time. What does that have to do with a pandemic?

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:54pm
That’s @JDiamond1 folks.

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:53pm
Trump says Birx and Fauci “didn’t like the idea” of reopening certain parts of the country while maintaining guidelines in others.

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:33pm
Totally legitimate question from @Yamiche about what Trump said to Hannity about ventilators. Fair game.

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:22pm
Trump on his Easter goal: “that was aspirational.”

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 6:12pm
Trump says US will be extending its social distancing guidelines until April 30, after explaining death rate for nation likely to hit peak in two weeks.

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:53pm
RT @cherylbolen: Sitting about 3 feet from Dr. Fauci in Rose Garden https://t.co/YohAigVfof


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Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:49pm
RT @JDiamond1: Trump claims “one of the reasons” the US has more cases is because the US has done more testing. The truth is the US has not done the most testing per capita.

Jim Acosta
2 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 5:45pm
This is very sad news. I have many fond memories of working with Maria during my days at CBS. Such a kind person and great journalist. RIP Maria. https://t.co/ltKEw0B6Jm

Jim Acosta
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 10:02am
RT @mkraju: Fauci says it’s hard to know for sure, there are estimates based on assumptions and it’s a “moving target” but says: “Looking at what we are seeing now, I would say between 100,000-200,000” deaths from coronavirus. “We’re going to have millions of cases,” he says on @CNNSotu

Jim Acosta
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 10:00am
RT @MaryEllenKlas: No reporter wants to be the story, so this is especially exasperating since I - and the entire newsrooms of both the @MiamiHerald and @TB_Times - have been working without stop for weeks to amplify this story and achieve the same goal as @GovRonDeSantis: to help keep people safe. https://t.co/GspCa5AhZG

Jim Acosta
3 days ago:   Sunday Mar 29 - 9:59am
RT @MiamiHerald: NEW: A @MiamiHerald/@TB_Times reporter was denied access to the Florida governor's coronavirus press conference today. A state spokeswoman said our reporter could view the press conference on a live stream — where we wouldn't be able to ask questions. https://t.co/TSPatE0NKN

Jim Acosta
3 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 8:04pm
CNN: More than 2,000 people have died from the coronavirus in the United States.

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Saturday Mar 28 - 10:09am
RT @Mediaite: Fox News Poll Shows Joe Biden CRUSHING Trump By 25 Points in Swing Counties https://t.co/RpkXQ2sPuP

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:17pm
It’s dangerous for public officials to cry ‘fake news’ during the COVID-19 pandemic https://t.co/9MVssM9evy

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 8:20pm
RT @mj_lee: I love this next question at @CNN townhall: why is it that the rich and famous can get coronavirus tests easily, but the vulnerable/elderly/actually sick cannot?

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 7:54pm
RT @MarcACaputo: The Villages, Florida's huge Republican-rich retirement community, is experiencing community spread of coronavirus more than a week after Gov. Ron DeSantis was criticized for his slow and cautious response https://t.co/6u79KxMxcn

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 7:43pm
RT @KateBennett_DC: This chyron on @CNN right now is very important for people to see and understand. https://t.co/QbVyPDEgsL


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 7:32pm
RT @Porter_Anderson: Media: @Acosta to @ErinBurnett on @realDonaldTrump's #COVID19 briefing: "This was not an 'invisible threat'" as #Trump calls it. "This was a visible threat. We saw it in #China. We saw it in #Europe. The US govt had time to prepare. The simple fact of the matter is: it didn't." https://t.co/WamcQk8Db3


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:49pm
RT @finnygo: .@realdonaldtrump on #covid19 "You can call it a germ. You can call it a flu. You can call it a virus. ...you can call it many different names. I'm not sure anybody even knows what it is." #coronavirus

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:46pm
RT @Kyle_Feldscher: As Trump rails against "the woman in Michigan," @GovWhitmer told CNN's @wolfblitzer that shipments of medical supplies to the Great Lakes State have been 'canceled' or 'delayed' and sent to the federal government https://t.co/j7Y2FJnnBU

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:36pm
RT @maggieNYT: “The world was looking good, and then we got hit by the invisible enemy,” Trump says.

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:22pm
Trump: “the federal government is doing a hell of a job.”

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 6:06pm
CNN: There are now more than 100,000 cases of the coronavirus in the United States.

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 5:28pm
RT @mkraju: Trump handing out pens at his signing ceremony to all the attendees. By contrast, Pelosi didn’t hand out pens at her enrollment ceremony bc she had been advised not to given concerns over spreading germs

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:43pm
Social distancing? Not at the stimulus bill signing in the Oval Office. https://t.co/Hx3JYd1Sg0


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:38pm
RT @AnaCabrera: 26% increase in California #coronavirus cases in one day, the governor says.

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:38pm
RT @justinsink: “I never signed anything with a T on it,” Trump says as he signs $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill https://t.co/LZL5SystRI


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:21pm
RT @IsaacDovere: this will also make for a very crowded room—most people don’t realize just how small a space the Oval Office is https://t.co/UzMjQ06yLS

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:14pm
According to WH, there will be no Dem lawmakers in the Oval when Trump signs the stimulus bill. https://t.co/K9DXJCf8BT


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 4:07pm
It appears Trump has invoked the DPA to compel GM to manufacture ventilators https://t.co/WsQstoON8z


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 3:32pm
RT @mmfa: Rush Limbaugh: Health experts are part of the the "Deep State" “We didn't elect a president to defer to a bunch of health experts that we don't know. And how do we know they're even health experts?" https://t.co/LG0hBNwRr8 https://t.co/LOW5mCdILw


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 3:05pm
What happens when nearly all of Washington knows the nation is in the middle of a real emergency. Legislation passed in Congress and signed by president on same day. https://t.co/vLst1Xxzf2


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 2:03pm
RT @ShimonPro: Inside the Javits center https://t.co/bveZaMqpw1


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Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 12:08pm
Cuomo: "Kick coronavirus's ass."

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:34am
Trump downplayed need for ventilators last night on Fox: "I don't believe you need 40,000 or 30,000 ventilators." https://t.co/QlxMipYNaD

Jim Acosta
4 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:31am
Buried Lede: Dr. Fauci Says We Are Still Not Doing Coronavirus Testing Needed to Know When Safe to Reopen Economy https://t.co/dwaz4lMLdK via @mediaite

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 11:00am
RT @NPRinskeep: So far in 2020, we've had a near-war with Iran; a presidential impeachment trial; a string of presidential primaries; and a global pandemic that crashed the stock market and shut down the country and much of the world. Today is March 27.

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:45am
Pence on Easter reopening to CNBC: “The president expressed really an aspirational goal as we continue to follow the data.”

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 10:08am
RT @kristin__wilson: Rep @AOC: “I don’t believe I will” request a recorded vote. ”There’s just a lot of members whose lives are at risk right now.”

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 9:18am
RT @CNN: "We also see hot spots like Detroit, like Chicago, like New Orleans that will have a worse week next week than what they had this week" Certain US "hot spots" are expected to see an even harder hit next week, US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams warns. https://t.co/6CgHCQ9GbO

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Friday Mar 27 - 9:16am
RT @jchatterleyCNN: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for #Coronavirus. @NicRobertsonCNN joins @firstmove from Downing Street with the latest. https://t.co/E87QuzcZUo


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Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:41pm
@mviser https://t.co/EDt9DolwgH


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Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:48pm
The US has just passed China, a country four times larger In population. https://t.co/l8qauNUuDo

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:41pm
CNN: The United States now has more coronavirus cases reported than any other country in the world.

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 7:20pm
RT @jeremyhobson: This is a serious situation. It isn’t a joke. We just spent 2 TRILLION dollars on it. https://t.co/FblTQwGAO2

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 6:13pm
RT @JenniferJJacobs: “Maybe people aren’t going to be shaking hands anymore,” Trump says. He says Fauci says incidents of flu would be cut by quite a bit if people quit shaking hands. https://t.co/YZUUInxYhk


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Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 6:04pm
Another example of Trump minimizing the Coronavirus: “I just spoke to two people who had it. They never went to a doctor.”

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 5:58pm
RT @JohnJHarwood: Trump on using the Defense Production Act to direct companies to produce medical equipment such as ventilators: “we don’t need it”

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 5:49pm
Trump on the high number of Coronavirus cases in the US: “I think it’s a tribute to the testing.”

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 5:42pm
RT @ChrisMegerian: President Trump says he’ll go to Virginia on Saturday to send off the USNS Comfort that’s being deployed to New York. He says he’ll “kiss it goodbye.”

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 4:41pm
Not all Coronavirus task force members had seen Trump’s letter to the nation’s governors detailing plans for possibly relaxing social distancing guidelines before the letter was released, we are told.

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 2:15pm
Notable: Letter also says admin will "classify counties with respect to continued risk posed by the virus...high-risk, medium-risk and low-risk." https://t.co/Ghj3PTPgwQ

Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 2:10pm
Trump letter to governors that states the admin working to publish new guidelines for state and local leader to make decisions about “maintaining, increasing, or relaxing social distancing...” https://t.co/PvqiBhc3SH


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Jim Acosta
5 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 2:02pm
I cannot stop watching this... https://t.co/FKJEf83OS2

Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:16am
RT @TIME: TIME's new cover: "Without empathy, nothing works." Chef José Andrés wants to feed the world through the pandemic https://t.co/PU5gw8yFdt https://t.co/nnCuYjZ0do


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Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:11am
RT @ChristineRomans: When the numbers are so wild it distorts the scale. 3,283,000 first time jobless claims. ⁦@CNNnewsroomhttps://t.co/7PNszhcs6E


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Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:04am
RT @nypost: Worker at NYC hospital where nurses wear trash bags as protection dies from coronavirus https://t.co/kTM56rAMA6 https://t.co/wQLFbfUTGD


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Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 9:02am
RT @CNN: Former President Obama is urging Americans to continue social distancing in an effort to stem the spread of coronavirus, a noticeable difference in tone from his successor, who has publicly suggested opening up the nation in two weeks to boost the economy. https://t.co/zs55VlIqHv

Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Thursday Mar 26 - 8:39am
CNN: Initial jobless claims skyrocketed... 3.28 million in week ending March 21, according to Labor Department... highest number in history.

Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 8:50pm
RT @Porter_Anderson: Media: @Acosta to @andersoncooper: "A @realDonaldTrump surrogate this evening told me #Trump is already thinking about how this pandemic might affect things in November." The surrogate said, "'This was essentially the president playing the victim – the victim – in all of this.'" https://t.co/nDjCBTYp3u


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Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 8:50pm
RT @sam_vinograd: @Acosta While ripping our allies - he’s asking them to help us get critical supplies, right?

Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 6:56pm
RT @Yamiche: Big. Dr. Fauci saying that the coronavirus seems like it could come back in "cycles." "We really need to be prepared for another cycle," Dr. Fauci said.

Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 6:54pm
RT @mkraju: Pelosi says to @wolfblitzer on @CNNSitRoom that she doesn’t think the massive, $2T-stimulus is enough to carry the country thru three months. “I don’t think we have enough to go the 3 months.”

Jim Acosta
6 days ago:   Wednesday Mar 25 - 6:52pm
Words of caution from Fauci who notes China has seen Coronavirus cases come into their country after relaxing restrictions on travel.