Jim Acosta and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) sparred over past comments made by Larry Elder about women, with the congressman framing them as “entertaining,” and the CNN Newsroom host retorting that they were “disgusting.”
Elder is a conservative talk radio host and the Republican frontrunner to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) if the upcoming recall election removes him from office. Elder has never held elected office before.
“He’s made a number of disparaging remarks about women,” Acosta remarked, introducing a clip of Elder:
When you look at all these women that have marched, something like 2 million women, Donald Trump had probably gotten more obese women off the couch and in the streets, working out, than Michelle Obama did in eight