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White House suspends CNN's Jim Acosta

08 November 2018, 05:30 | Darnell Patrick

President Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday. More

President Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday. More

The sparring started after Acosta asked Trump about the caravan of migrants heading from Latin America to the southern USA border.

The White House's move followed a heated exchange between Trump and Acosta who refused the President's orders to sit down and clung to the microphone and persisted with questions about his views on a caravan of Central American migrants making its way to the USA border. But video recorded at the press briefing shows Acosta putting his arm on top of hers as she tried to take the microphone away from him.

Acosta shared a terse rebuttal to Sanders' claim, tweeting, "This is a lie". "Revoking access to the White House complex is a reaction out of line to the purported offense and is unacceptable".

The CNN journalist at the White House on Wednesday engaged in a tense tug-of-war with Trump, who after answering several of his questions, said "That's enough".

Acosta, who critics say acts more like an activist than a reporter, was called on by the president at a post-midterms press conference at the White House on November 7.

"They are not only unsafe, they are disturbingly un-American", the network said. He said that "I can do something fantastic, and they make it look not good".

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

I have posed the question to Sarah Sanders, why - why was Patrick Casey here, and what - who was he meeting with?

In response to Acosta telling him that the migrant caravan was not an "invasion", Trump angrily replied "I consider it an invasion", and "Do you think they were actors?"

During a contentious back and forth with Trump, Acosta held onto a microphone as the intern attempted to transfer it to NBC News' Peter Alexander. Central American migrants on Wednesday continued to straggle in for a rest stop at a Mexico City stadium, where about 4,500 continue to weigh offers to stay in Mexico against the desire of many to reach the United States border. You are a rude bad person. You are not the best. "I tell you what, CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them. It's a very bad thing that you said".

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders released a statement, attempting to justify the decision. However, as noted by Acosta and many others, the people travelling within the "caravan" are still hundreds of miles from the U.S. You're a very rude person.

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Alexander came to his colleague's defense. "I'm fighting back not for me, I'm fighting back for the people of this country", he said.

Acosta wasn't the only reporter with whom the president sparred.

"Well I'm not a big fan of yours either", Trump said.

She grabbed the microphone but Acosta wouldn't give it up.

Despite the Democrats gaining control of the House of Representatives for the first time since 2010, Mr Trump said voters had "clearly rebuked" the party.

"That's such a racist question", said Trump, who has made accusations of unfair coverage from the media a staple on the campaign trail.

"They are not only risky, they are disturbingly un-American". Bee shouted out. "What happened when he called on Jim Acosta?". "We will not tolerate the inappropriate behaviour clearly documented in this video", Sanders said, posting a video of the CNN reporter allegedly placing his hand on a young woman.

Earlier on Wednesday, Acosta got in a confrontation with Donald Trump at a press conference when he asked Trump about the manner in which he refers to the migrant caravan now traveling through Mexico.

He turned specifically on reporter Yamiche Alcindor of PBS' "NewsHour". You have nationalists. You have globalists. "What do you say to that?" "It's a very awful thing you said to me".

Ms Alcindor moved on to a different topic.

Meghan McCain was also distraught at the discourse on display, posting, "I got 4 hours of sleep last night and can't emotionally deal with Trump's presser right now".



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