CNN’s Dana Bash on President Trump having to acknowledge the U.S. economy possibly going into a recession and how advisers have “gotten through to him.” Bash also praised Trump for using the bully pulpit in the way presidents are “supposed to.”
DANA BASH, CNN POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT: You talked about the things he said about the public health situation. He even said that it’s possible that the U.S. economy could go into a recession. I mean, can you imagine this president acknowledging that anything is even remotely bad with the economy just a couple of days ago. He’s obviously been having real conversations with aides, with advisers, with people who have finally gotten through him. Whether or not it’s going to be consistent or not, we’ll see. The governors are doing a lot of the work. The president freed up a lot of the aid with the national emergency at the end of last week. But today he became — he used the bully pulpit in the way presidents are supposed to.