Paid staffers were on hand to cheer for Trump at his press conference

Members of President-elect Donald Trump's staff were on hand to cheer for him at his press conference Tuesday morning, according to a report from Politico.

It was Trump's first official press conference in 169 days.

People in the audience at Trump Tower in Manhattan could be heard clapping when Trump berated CNN as "fake news" and refused to take a question from reporter Jim Acosta.

Members of the crowd also cheered when Trump deflected a question from a reporter about releasing his tax returns.

"Oh jeez," Trump said, "I've never heard that before. The...
4 Published By - Business Insider - 2017.01.12. 04:42
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