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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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Poll: 61 Percent of Democrats Say Republicans Are ‘Racist,’ ‘Bigoted,’ ‘Sexist’

A majority of Democrats — 61 percent — describe Republicans as “racist, “bigoted,” and “sexist,” according to a Monday-published poll commissioned by Axios. Thirty-one percent of Republicans describe Democrats the same way. The online poll surveyed 3,215 U.S. adults, and has a margin of error of three percentage points. Fifty-four percent of Democrats view Republicans as “ignorant,” with 49 percent of Republicans similarly viewing Democrats. Fifty percent of Republicans cast Democrats as “evil,” with 44 percent of Democrats doing the same with Republicans. Minorities of Democrats described Republicans as “fair”…

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Tucker Carlson Rebuts ‘Assault’ Claim: Country Club Booted Avenatti Client After 3-Week Investigation

Fox News host Tucker Carlson released a statement over the weekend defending himself and his children against a criminal allegation publicized by left-wing attorney Michael Avenatti. According to various reports, on October 13,  at the Farmington Country Club bar in Charlottesville, Virginia, Carlson got into a verbal confrontation with Juan Granados, a left-wing activist. In video released by Avenatti, Carlson can be seen in control of himself as he repeatedly but sternly tells Granados, “You better get the fuck out of here.” At one point in the video, an unidentified…

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Jerry Brown Blames Climate Change for California Wildfires

California Gov. Jerry Brown blamed climate change Sunday for the California wildfires, despite a complete lack of evidence — a day after President Donald Trump was widely criticized for blaming poor forest management. According to the Associated Press, Brown, described as an “evangelist” for climate change, also blamed climate change deniers for the deadly fires, saying they were responsible for the deaths of California residents. “Managing all the forests in everywhere we can does not stop climate change,” he said. “And those who deny that are definitely contributing to the…

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Report: Country Club Bars Man After Calling Tucker Carlson’s Daughter a ‘C*nt,’ ‘Whore’

A Virginia country club revoked the membership of a man accused of verbally accosting Tucker Carlson’s teenage daughter last month, according to the Fox News Channel host. Conversely, the man referred to as Juan alleges Carlson assaulted him and is purportedly being represented by television lawyer Michael Avenatti. Carlson provided a lengthy statement to The Hill’s Joe Concha Saturday, detailing the eyebrow-raising incident that reportedly involved the unnamed man, Carlson, and two of his children. “On October 13, I had dinner with two of my children and some family friends at the Farmington Country Club…

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Watch: Joy Reid Suggests Racism Behind Republican Criticism of Brenda Snipes

MSNBC host Joy Reid suggested Saturday that the outpouring of Republican criticism of Broward County Board of Elections supervisor Brenda Snipes is driven by racism. On Friday, Circuit Judge Carol-Lisa Phillips ordered Snipes to transfer a tally of all votes cast to the campaign of Republican gubernatorial nominee Gov. Rick Scott by 7:00 p.m. EST — a deadline the Broward official did not meet. Naples Today reports: Snipes is the subject of lawsuits contending she has mishandled vote counting in Broward for the midterm election that ended Tuesday and blocked access for candidates who say…

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CNN’s Toobin: Trump ‘Is Always Attacking Black People’

Friday on CNN’s “The Situation Room,” network legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin accused President Donald Trump of making “constant attacks on black people,” in light of the president’s negative comments about CNN’s Abby Phillip and American Urban Radio Network’s White House correspondent April Ryan. Toobin said, “What do all these people have in common? April, Abby Phillip, Yamiche Alcindor, who was also demeaned by the president yesterday—all black women. All black women. How about Don Lemon, how about LeBron James, how about the NFL football players? Constant attacks on black people.”…

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Suspected Mail Bomber Cesar Sayoc Indicted for 30 Felonies

Cesar Sayoc, the suspected sender of mail bombs to several high-profile liberal politicians as well as to CNN and George Soros, was indicted on 30 felony charges Friday. The federal charges against Cesar Sayoc “include the use of a weapon of mass destruction, interstate transportation of explosives, illegal mailing of explosives and threatening interstate communications,” ABC News reports. If convicted, Sayoc could face life behind bars. Last month, apparent mail bombs were sent around the country, targeting CNN’s New York City office, as well as the homes of George Soros,…

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CNN’s Cuomo Slams ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Sentiment — ‘What Are You Praying For?’

Thursday, CNN’s Chris Cuomo, host of “Cuomo Primetime,” reacted to the shooting that left 12 people at a Southern California bar dead Wednesday night. “It was the worst mass shooting in a week,” Cuomo said. “Think about that. Twelve lives, stolen by a thief that visits us weekly. This is our new normal.” Cuomo slammed people who offer their “thoughts and prayers” to shooting victims, saying they “mock those who lost loved ones.” “You mock those who lost loved ones because if you gave it any thought at all you would never walk…

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