STANDING OVATION for Donald Trump on New York Night Out (Except from sulking reporters)

President-Elect Donald Trump went out for dinner with his family in New York City Tuesday night at the 21 Club where he received a standing ovation.

“Standing ovation and cheers at Keene’s steakhouse (sic) for @realDonaldTrump”

Trump went out without his press pool, causing scrambling and complaints from reporters camped out at Trump Tower. Bloomberg’s Taylor Riggs, who was there for a private dinner with co-workers, took a photo of Trump at the restaurant and posted it to Twitter.

NBC’s Hallie Jackson immediately got herself a reservation for the 21 Club so she could report from inside. NBC posted video of a sulking Jackson repeatedly trying to ask Trump (in true ‘it’s always about the media’ form) the most urgent question facing the nation: why did Trump leave the press pool behind when he went out for dinner? What NBC actually showed was Trump getting a standing ovation and telling diners he would lower their taxes.

“”We’ll get your taxes down—don’t worry about it” POTUS-elect Trump tells diners at NYC’s 21 Club—via @HallieJackson who made a rez to get in”

Another Bloomberg reporter, Kate Smith at the 21 Club sulked online about Trump.

“Tonight I ate dinner about 10 feet away from President-elect @realDonaldTrump at the 21 Club. Surreal and a sad reminder of what’s to come.”

Pool reporter Jenna Johnson moaned online about her night.

“Tonight Donald Trump had dinner with his family at Manhattan’s 21 Club. Reporters found out when we saw this tweet:”

“For those who think political reporting is glamorous, I present to you: My night.”


Johnson was able to report from behind the dumpster on the most pressing issue facing the country: Ivanka Trump’s jewelry business.

“Even from the dumpsters we were able to see Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, get into their SUV. Trump’s motorcade now moving.”

“I shouted out a question about this promotion as Ivanka Trumo left dinner, asking if she knew about it ahead of time. She did not answer.”

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