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White House Restores Acosta's Pass, With a Caveat

It can be revoked again, Trump administration warns

(Newser) - The Trump administration said Monday that it will fully restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's White House credentials, but warned that he must follow a series of rules at future press conferences, the AP reports. White House officials Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Bill Shine sent Acosta a letter explaining his... More »

WH Threatens Acosta Press Pass; CNN Seeks Emergency Hearing

White House sent letter saying journo will be suspended again, creating 'paper trail'

(Newser) - The White House is now saying that once a judge's ruling restoring Jim Acosta's press credentials expires at the end of November, it's going to suspend him once again, per the Washington Post . In response to the news, which came via letter from the White House, CNN... More »

Trump Grades Himself: 'A+ ... Can I Go Higher Than That?'

President tells Fox 'I don't want to hear' Khashoggi tape

(Newser) - President Trump sat down with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday for an interview that ranged from CNN reporter Jim Acosta to the midterms and his own job performance. With regard to the latter, "I think I’m doing a great job. We have the best economy we’ve... More »

Trump Responds to Judge's Acosta Ruling

Says White House is writing up rules of 'decorum' for reporters to follow

(Newser) - President Trump on Friday insisted that "total freedom of the press" is important to him, but he thinks reporters need to follow rules of "decorum" at press conferences. In response to a judge's decision to restore the press credentials of CNN's Jim Acosta, Trump said the... More »

Judge Sides With CNN's Acosta Over White House

Orders that his press credentials be returned

(Newser) - Score one for CNN over the White House. A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of reporter Jim Acosta, per the AP . US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Trump, announced his decision following a hearing in... More »

Fox News Sides With CNN on Jim Acosta-Trump Flap

'Secret Service passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized'

(Newser) - Fox News on Wednesday came out in support of CNN's suit against the Trump administration in a bid to get back Jim Acosta's "hard pass." Its statement, from Fox News President Jay Wallace:
  • "Fox News supports CNN in its legal effort to regain its
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CNN Sues Trump, Sanders Over Acosta Controversy

Network wants a judge to restore his press credentials

(Newser) - CNN has sued the White House over last week's controversy involving reporter Jim Acosta. The White House revoked Acosta's press credentials after he rebuffed an intern who was trying to take his mic away as the reporter peppered President Trump with questions. Now the network wants a judge... More »

Colbert, Kimmel: Fire Sarah Sanders

They accuse her of sharing doctored video, though its creator has a technical explanation

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert have weighed in on the controversy swirling around a White House video and arrived at the same conclusion: Both say Sarah Huckabee Sanders should be fired. The late-night hosts cited media reports accusing Sanders of sharing a "doctored" video of CNN reporter Jim Acosta'... More »

Expert: Acosta Video Tweeted by Sanders Looks Doctored

The alteration is "too precise to be an accident"

(Newser) - A video distributed by the Trump administration to support its argument for banning CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House appears to have been doctored to make Acosta look more aggressive than he was during an exchange with a White House intern, an independent expert said Thursday. White House... More »

In Trump-Acosta Flap, New Controversy Over Video

Critics say White House version is 'distorted' to make it seem worse; defenders disagree

(Newser) - The White House has yanked the press credentials of CNN's Jim Acosta, accusing the correspondent of "placing his hands on a young woman" trying to take away his microphone as he questioned the president. Acosta calls that a "lie." Now a related controversy has emerged regarding... More »

CNN Reporter's Pass Revoked After Clash With Trump

Jim Acosta's colleagues call move 'disturbing'

(Newser) - Hours after he clashed with President Trump during a testy press conference , CNN reporter Jim Acosta returned to the White House—and was denied entry by the Secret Service. Press secretary Sarah Sanders later confirmed that Acosta's press pass had been revoked and claimed that he had "placed... More »

CNN Reporter Apologizes Over Private Twitter Message

Jim Acosta wrote, 'f--- you' to a critic

(Newser) - One of the reporters who tangles publicly with President Trump the most is himself in a bit of hot water over a tweet. Jim Acosta of CNN has apologized after tweeting "f--- you" (except he spelled it out) to a critic, reports Mediaite . Acosta also maintains that he mistook... More »

Miller Gets 'Hero' Status in West Wing After CNN Clash

And Bret Easton Ellis wants to write a novel about the White House adviser

(Newser) - He's been in the spotlight previously, but White House aide Stephen Miller got perhaps his biggest exposure so far on Wednesday when he briefed reporters on President Trump's new immigration plan and sparred with CNN's Jim Acosta. It even caught the attention of Less Than Zero novelist... More »

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