The untold truth of Jim Acosta

14 November, 2018, 04:52 | Author: Orlando Hughes
  • White House suspends credentials for CNN's Jim Acosta

Alice Allison Dunnigan was the first African-American to serve as White House correspondent, which she gained access to in 1947.

As Jost begins to report on the White House suspending Acosta's press credentials, the aide, played by Cecily Strong, walks on set and begins nervously shuffling back and forth and pointing to Jost while looking at someone off camera.

One of such incidents took place when, Jim Acosta, a reporter from CNN, asked Trump about his take on a Russian caravan moving from Central America towards the border with the USA terming it a Russian invasion.

CNN could be about to sue Trump over Acosta ban CNN seems to be setting the wheels in motion for a lawsuit against the White House regarding the revocation of reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials. "But it could be others, also", Trump said as quoted by The Daily Caller.

Asked how long Acosta's pass would be suspended, Trump replied, "As far as I'm concerned, I haven't made that decision".

"She is very nasty and she shouldn't be".

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It's unclear exactly where Sanders first saw the video or where she got it from. This is a very special place.

In between his calls for "respect", Trump called Acosta "unprofessional" and disparaged the reporter's intelligence. The lawsuit demands the reinstatement of Acosta's press credentials. As The New York Times pointed out, the video, which edited out audio of Acosta's response to the intern and made him appear more aggressive, was identical to a video shared by a personality for the alt-right conspiracy website Infowars. Press secretary Sarah Sanders called it "inappropriate behavior".

A frame-by-frame comparison of the video shows that Sander's clip has been edited to speed up Acosta's arm movement as he touches the woman's arm. Ryan wasn't among Trump's questioners Friday. But then he said, "I don't hold him for that because it wasn't overly, you know, horrible".

The speed-up appears to make the gesture more threatening. "You run CNN, and if you did it well, your ratings would be much better". CNN declared that the White House's justification for removing Acosta's access was a "lie". "But the White House action is unprecedented", Zucker said. Mr Sessions left the role as the Democrats won the US House of Representatives in the country's 2018 mid-term elections, which will allow them to launch subpoena-powered investigations into Mr Trump's finances, Russian interference, administration ethics scandals and more.

Acosta has had his White House credentials revoked but, since those are meaningless in Paris, it is possible that he and the president of the USA will be face-to-face in France. "And the reasons that the White House gave were wholly unconvincing and uncompelling".

"At every good news organization of which I've been aware over 35 years in and around journalism, it has been a bedrock principle that subjects don't get to choose the reporters who cover them, which includes not getting to veto reporters they don't like", Tofel wrote. He also said the fact that the video is missing audio is suspicious, as this would make it far more hard to convincingly change its timing.



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