White House suspends CNN’s Acosta after Trump confrontation

White House suspends CNN’s Acosta after Trump confrontation

President Trump faced a very antagonistic media on the day after the midterm elections, offering a soft tone about his desire to work across the aisle with Nancy Pelosi and Democrats in the House.

Various press organizations have chose to chime on the Trump administration's decision to revoke Jim Acosta's hard press pass on Wednesday night.

Many outlets expressed concern at the fact that a White House staffer attempted to take the microphone away from Acosta, who wouldn't stop talking even though he received answers to two different questions.

"I know he's just doing his job", Acosta wrote.

Shouting over Trump's attempts to move on to another reporter, Acosta managed to ask a question about the Russian Federation investigation.

"[Trump] came out right after his inauguration and said his inauguration crowds were bigger than President Obama's, when they weren't", Acosta previously said in a CNN segment.

Trump immediately interrupted Acosta as the journalist began to ask his question. "You shouldn't be working for CNN".

I tell you what, CNN should be ashamed of itself, having you working for them. "You are are a rude, bad person".

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced the decision hours after the news network's Jim Acosta sparred with Trump during a raucous to-and-fro. However, as noted by Acosta and many others, the people travelling within the "caravan" are still hundreds of miles from the U.S.

Mr Alexander came to his colleague's defence.

'That's enough, Put down the mike, ' Trump told him. "He's a diligent reporter who busts his butt like the rest of us".

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"I understand", Alexander said, attempting to ask a question.

Acosta repeatedly presses Sanders in her rare briefings to clarify quotes and policy from the president.

Trump says his pass has been suspended "until further notice".

And James asked how the media can deal with a President that will lie to them.

"President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration".

"A free press is vital to democracy, and we stand behind Jim Acosta and his fellow journalists everywhere".

Trump made several references in his news conference to how he feels mistreated by the press.

President Trump pointed to his poll numbers among African Americans and then ripped the question as "racist". "To be honest. You aren´t the best", he said. He doesn't like that there are some white nationalists who are supporting the president.

Suitably, people had a lot to say about the Trump administration's accusation.

Sarah Silverman, host of I Love You, America, also went off. "It's a very bad thing you said to me".

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