Tag Archives: Jim Acosta

WH Backs Down, Restores Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

CNN reports: The White House on Monday said that CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass has been “restored,” bowing to days of pressure and a federal lawsuit against the administration. CNN signaled that it would drop the ongoing litigation over Acosta’s access to the White House. “Today the White House fully restored Jim Acosta’s press pass. As a result, our …

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WH To CNN: We’re Pulling Acosta’s Credentials Again

The Washington Post reports: White House officials have reportedly sent a letter to CNN’s Jim Acosta indicating they will suspend his press pass again once the temporary restraining order that required them to restore Acosta’s credentials expires, CNN reported late Sunday night. The 14-day order was issued Friday, and unless the judge extends it, it would expire at the end …

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Trump On CNN’s Acosta: If He “Misbehaves” Again We’ll Stop The News Conference Or Throw Him Out [VIDEO]

Forbes reports: President Trump isn’t finished with CNN’s Jim Acosta. Trump, in an interview with Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace to air on Sunday, reacted to a judge’s ruling Friday forcing the White House to reinstate Acosta’s press credentials, which had been revoked at Trump’s direction. “Yeah, it’s fine I mean it’s not a big deal,” Trump said of the …

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WH Agrees To “Temporarily” Reinstate Acosta’s Pass

Via White House press release: Today, the court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House. In response to the court, we will temporarily reinstate the reporter’s hard pass. We will also further develop rules and processes to ensure fair and orderly press conferences in the future. There must be decorum at the …

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CNN Temporarily Wins Suit For Jim Acosta’s WH Press Credentials On Due Process Grounds, Case To Proceed

The New York Times reports: A federal judge on Friday directed the White House to restore the press credentials of Jim Acosta of CNN, a win for media advocates and news organizations in a major legal test of press rights under President Trump. The revocation of Mr. Acosta’s press badge, which grants access to the White House grounds, came after …

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Fake News Network Backs Trump In CNN/Acosta Suit

The Hill reports: The head of conservative outlet One America News Network (OANN) said Thursday that the organization will file an amicus brief in support of the White House as it faces a lawsuit from CNN over the revocation of reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass. OANN CEO Robert Herring wrote on Twitter that the organization backs the White House’s decision …

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Fox Backs CNN’s Suit Over Jim Acosta’s Credentials

Business Insider reports: Fox News has thrown its support behind CNN’s lawsuit against the Trump administration to win back White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials, in a stunning move for the cable news network whose on-air personalities have often criticized both CNN and Acosta. Fox News president Jay Wallace said in a statement that the company will file an …

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CNN Sues Trump Over Jim Acosta’s WH Credentials

CNN reports: CNN is filing a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s access to the White House.  The lawsuit is a response to the White House’s suspension of Acosta’s press pass, known as a Secret Service “hard pass,” last week. The suit alleges that Acosta and …

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Trump Attacks “Very Nasty Loser” Reporter April Ryan, Says Others Might Lose Credentials For Disrespect

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday suggested he could pull press credentials from other reporters who don’t show him “respect.” Asked how long Acosta’s credentials will be suspended, the president replied: “As far as I’m concerned, I haven’t made that decision. But it could be others also. I think Jim Acosta is a very unprofessional man.” Trump also went …

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White House Bans CNN Reporter Jim Acosta, Shares Clip Doctored By Infowars “Proving” He Assaulted Intern

NBC News reports: Acosta tweeted Wednesday night that he was denied access when he tried to enter the White House. He added in another tweet that he didn’t “blame” the U.S. Secret Service agent who stopped him. “I know he’s just doing his job,” Acosta wrote. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders later issued a statement that said the reporter’s “hard pass” …

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Trump Lifts Photo From “Fake News” CNN Reporter Jim Acosta To Brag About Crowd Size Outside Rally Venue

Mediaite reports: President Trump, as is his wont, is bragging today about the size of a crowd gathering for one of his rallies. In particular on this occasion, he’s citing that crowd size to justify why he won’t be canceling his political rally while a major disaster is taking place down on the Gulf Coast. The size of the crowd …

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Repeatedly Refuses To Say Journalists Are Not “The Enemy Of The People” [VIDEO]

Heavy reports: On Thursday afternoon during a White House briefing, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders refused to respond when reporters asked if “the press was the enemy of the people.” According to Aaron Blake, senior political reporter for The Washington Post, Sanders was asked three separate times if she thought the press was the enemy of the people, and …

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Sean Hannity And Jim Acosta Trade Barbs On Twitter

Mediaite reports: Fox News’ Sean Hannity fired back tonight after CNN’s Jim Acosta called him out on Twitter. Last night and tonight, Hannity criticized CNN’s chief White House correspondent and said he was heckled by Trump rallygoers because he’s part of the “abusively biased” media, adding tonight that he should have been more outraged by harassment of conservatives like Sarah …

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Sean Hannity Endorses Abuse Of Jim Acosta: You’re Extremely Rude And A Liberal Partisan Hack [VIDEO]

“I’m going to actually give your network some advice, if you have an open mind and an open heart, maybe a little humility. The people of this country, they’re screaming at you for a reason. They don’t like your unfair, abusively biased treatment of the president of the United States. Now, if you want to earn the respect of all …

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Trump Tweets Clip Of Fans Abusing CNN’s Jim Acosta

The Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday night used his Twitter account to promote a video of his supporters at a Florida campaign rally chanting “CNN sucks!” The action was Trump’s latest display of animus toward the network, which he has repeatedly called “fake news” and refused to field questions from its reporters at news conferences. Eric Trump, one …

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Trump Lies About “Fake News” CNN Yet Again

CNN, of course, did report on Trump’s latest attack: Even when he’s thousands of miles from home, President Trump defaults back to his “fake news” insult whenever it’s convenient or politically expedient. He called on NBC’s Kristen Welker, who asked, “Are you giving Russian president Vladimir Putin the upper hand heading into your talks, given that you are challenging these …

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Fox News Reporter Takes Heat From Fellow Journalists For Pressing On After Trump’s Attack On CNN’s Acosta

The Wrap reports: Fox News correspondent John Roberts came under fire on Friday after declining to come to the aid of his fellow reporter Jim Acosta after Trump lambasted the journalist and CNN as “fake news.” During his joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump made it clear that he would not take any questions from his …

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BRITAIN: Trump Refuses To Take Question From “Fake News” CNN Reporter, Takes Question From Fox [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday at an international press conference lashed out at CNN, declaring that he would not take questions from the network. CNN correspondent Jim Acosta attempted to interject with a question during a press conference with Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May. “Since you attacked CNN can I ask you a question?” Acosta said, …

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Conway Blasts “Hot Mess” CNN Reporter Jim Acosta, Claims Trump Will Definitely Win Nobel Prize [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: As Kellyanne Conway spoke with Fox & Friends on Wednesday, her hosts on the curvy couch set her up to take an easy swipe at the Trump Administration’s least favorite reporter: Jim Acosta. “They certainly want to make it about me, myself and I,” Conway said. “On Twitter, they’re all a hot mess in the kind of snark …

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Trump Campaign Manager Demands That “Disgraceful” CNN Reporter Lose Credentials For Questioning Trump

You shall NOT question the Glorious Leader! President Trump’s 2020 campaign manager is repeating his call for Jim Acosta’s press credentials to be suspended, saying CNN’s chief White House correspondent is “an absolute disgrace” for interrupting a signing ceremony during the summit between President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. A report from the conservative Daily Wire apparently …

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