CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin dramatically tore up a piece of paper on her show Monday to demonstrate Trump’s reported filing system.
According to a new report in Politico by Annie Karni, Trump’s “unofficial filing system” involves tearing up important documents when he is done reading them, meaning some staffers have to spend time collecting and taping scraps of paper back together.
Baldwin decided that the best way to get the story across was to open the segment by ripping up a blank sheet of white paper in front of the camera.
The anchor was clearly amused by her little gimmick, smirking behind the paper as she continued to tear it into little pieces.
“Little teeny tiny pieces,” Baldwin said when she was done. “Apparently that is — this is what the president apparently has a habit of doing with documents inside of the White House. Documents that need to be preserved, documents that we’re now being told now need to be taped back together by staffers.”