President Donald Trump attacked CNN and Jim Acosta, its chief White House correspondent, following a report that quoted a source on the official coronavirus task force that he doesn’t understand the severity of the pandemic.read more
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta clashed with President Donald Trump earlier today after asking the president whether briefings with the White House coronavirus task force amounted to “happy talk” to present a more favorable depiction of what’s happening as the coronavirus pandemic tears through the country.read more
Appearing on Fox News’ Chris Wallace Show Fox News Sunday yesterday, Kellyanne Conway was asked by Wallace about the tape capturing last week’s altercation between a White House intern and Jim Acosta from CNN, and then circulated by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and InfoWars claiming the “altered video” was not altered at all, because it is “done all the time in sports.”read more
CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta had his press pass revoked temporarily after Press Secretary Sarah Sanders lied and said he assaulted an intern. The move brought immediate rebuke from the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA).read more
Sean Spicer is pitching a talk show, and journalists are refusing to have anything to do with his media bashing lies.
When asked on CNN’s Reliable Sources, if Spicer had tried to book him for his show, Jim Acosta said, “Yes, I did get a request for that. We politely turned that down. My sense of it is is that Sean has sort of crossed the line from, you know, being somebody who is a former press secretary to somebody who wants to resurrect his career and go on Fox News and bash CNN. If he’s going to do that, I don’t think we should give him time to do that. If he wants to have a civil exchange, I’m willing to do that, but my feeling up until this point is that he’s just not willing to do that. You know, until that happens, I’m not really willing to go into that kind of situation.”read more
In an open letter, the staff of the Capital Gazette said that their will never forget those who lost their lives in a mass shooting in their newsroom. They also said that they will never forget the death threats and those who call them the enemy of the people.
CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta went off on the Trump administration for withholding information from the American people by blacking out the White House daily briefing.
Acosta accused the White House of not wanting the American people to see and hear their answers to questions, “When we’re asking important questions about where are the tapes, does the president have recordings of his conversations here at the White House? The White House is refusing to answer those questions on camera, or in any kind of fashion where we can record the audio. My guess is because they want their evasive answers not saved for posterity. That is the only conclusion one could draw.”read more