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(Studio: John Berman) What happens when President Trump employs "the tease" with his statement this is the "calm before the storm" examined; scenes shown from the White House dining room with visiting military leaders. [TRUMP - says it could be "the calm before the storm."] [In response to questions from CNN's Jim Acosta, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee SANDERS - comments on the president not wanting to lay out his game plan.] Many other examples of Trump making unspecified "we'll see what happens" comments shown.
(Studio: John Berman) Live discussion held with CNN's Van Jones, former Bush assistant Scott Jennings & "New York Times" correspondent Michael Shear about Trump's "calm before the storm remarks." [JENNINGS, JONES, SHEAR - offer views on how it may be about North Korea, how this is "bizarre stuff" when he speaks to adversaries, how this compares to Trump's tweets about tapes when dealing with FBI director James Comey, which went on for weeks, how journalists are confounded by this kind of thing, what it all means for the military: serious, how this is the way this president communicates.]
- Berman, John
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