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Fox News Backing CNN’s Lawsuit Against White House

Fox News Channel announced Wednesday it will support CNN’s lawsuit against the White House over the temporary suspension of White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” press credential, revealing the company will file an amicus brief in defense of the partisan network. Fox News issued a statement accusing the White House of “weaponizing” Secret Service passes for reporters: FOX News supports CNN in its legal effort to regain its White House reporter’s press credential. We intend to file an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court. Secret Service passes for working…

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Klukowski: Donald Trump Will Win CNN Lawsuit; Constitution on His Side

President Donald Trump will win the lawsuit that CNN filed against him on Tuesday after the White House revoked Jim Acosta’s press pass, both because the Constitution does not allow a federal court to issue this kind of order to the White House and because the First Amendment does not protect what Acosta did. Americans were astounded on November 7, when instead of sticking with questions, Acosta chose to argue with the president in the East Room of the White House over the political and policy implications of illegal aliens…

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Full Document: CNN’s Lawsuit to Restore Jim Acosta’s White House Credentials

CNN on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and various White House aides following the temporary suspension of Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” media credential. The administration stripped Acosta of his pass to enter the White House following President Donald Trump’s contentious news conference last week, where Acosta refused to give up a microphone when the president said he didn’t want to hear anything more from him. BREAKING: CNN says it is suing President Trump and top Trump aides, alleging they have violated CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s First…

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White House: Jim Acosta Lawsuit ‘Just More Grandstanding from CNN’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded to a lawsuit filed by CNN after Jim Acosta’s press pass was suspended. “This is just more grandstanding from CNN, and we will vigorously defend against this lawsuit,” Sanders said in a statement to reporters. Sanders noted that CNN had nearly 50 additional White House reporting, producing, and camera staff who had hard passes and that they could continue to cover the White House without Acosta. “Mr. Acosta is no more or less special than any other media outlet or reporter with respect…

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CNN Analyst Calls for Briefing Boycott After Jim Acosta’s WH Pass Revoked

CNN national security and legal analyst Susan Hennessey is calling on White House press corp members to boycott future briefings after Jim Acosta, the network’s chief White House correspondent, had his press credentials revoked Wednesday evening. The suspension comes after a heated confrontation earlier between President Donald Trump and Acosta during a news conference. Reacting to reports of Acosta’s credentials being revoked, a furious Hennessey tweeted: “This is a disgraceful and unacceptable attack on a free and independent press. The rest of the White House Press Corp should stand with their colleague @Acosta and…

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White House Suspends Jim Acosta’s Press Pass After Combative Briefing

The White House on Wednesday evening suspended CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s White House press room pass after a combative exchange with President Trump in which he refused to give up the microphone and wrangled with a female intern trying to take it back. “President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration. We will, however, never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern,” White House Press Secretary…

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‘CNN Should Be Ashamed’: Jim Acosta Hogs Mic at Trump Midterm Presser

President Donald Trump chided CNN reporter Jim Acosta during a White House press conference Wednesday afternoon, calling him a “rude, terrible person” for hogging the microphone to share his opinion on multiple topics. Trump called on Acosta, who began questioning the president over his use of the word “invasion” to describe the Central American migrant caravan traveling towards the U.S. Following a back and forth over the caravan, Trump said, “Honestly, I think you should let me run the country, you run CNN, and if you did it well, your…

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Watch: Sarah Sanders Battles CNN’s Acosta–CNN Responds in Tweet Attacking Sanders

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders battled CNN’s Jim Acosta during the press briefing Monday over President Trump’s tweets about the “fake news media” being “the enemy of the people,” leading to CNN’s PR team coming after Sanders on Twitter. Acosta asked Sanders if Trump’s claim that the “fake news media” is the “enemy of the people” would include CNN. “There is great anger in our Country caused in part by inaccurate, and even fraudulent, reporting of the news. The Fake News Media, the true Enemy of the People, must stop…

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CNN’s Jim Acosta ‘Asks’ Trump: ‘What You Really Mean Is That You’re a White Nationalist’

President Donald Trump defined nationalism for CNN reporter Jim Acosta in the White House Tuesday, saying that he’s “so proud of our country.” “Mr. President, just to follow up on your comments about being a nationalist–there is a concern that you are sending coded language or a dog whistle to some Americans out there that what you really mean is that you’re a white nationalist?” Jim Acosta asked in the Oval Office. “I’ve never even heard that, I can’t imagine that,” Trump said. “I’ve never heard that theory about being a…

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CNN’s Jim Acosta: Trump Is a ‘Deceptive, Dishonest Person,’ His Rallies Make Me ‘Depressed’

CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta said that covering President Donald Trump’s rallies makes him “depressed” during a panel at an event in New York Monday. “If you want to ask me what makes me most depressed about my job, it’s covering the rallies. It gets to the larger point of what it’s like covering the President of the United States, and in particular Donald Trump,” Acosta said, according to AdWeek. “In many ways the danger is not what Trump is doing to America, the danger is how America is…

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