The White House Correspondents' Association said it "strongly objects to the Trump administration's decision to use U.S. Secret Service security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter with whom it has a hard relationship".
The White House claimedAcosta "placed his hand" on the female intern while she tried to get the microphone. He does this with everybody. "Whether it was me or [former President] Ronald Reagan or anybody else, he would have done the same thing", slammed Trump.
TRUMP says of JIM ACOSTA, "I don't think he's a smart person", smears APRIL RYAN as "a loser" and "nasty".
The topic has been one of the main headlines in Washington since Wednesday when Trump abruptly fired Jeff Sessions as attorney-general and named Matthew Whitaker, who has strongly criticised the Russian Federation probe, to replace him. You and I have a difference of opinion.
"She provided fraudulent accusations and cited an incident that never happened", the network said. "She doesn't know what the hell she is doing".
"The fact that the White House press secretary is promoting this doctored video is reprehensible, and grounds for dismissal". In a press release, the group said it stood in solidarity with Acosta and argued Trump did a "disservice to democracy" by demeaning journalists.
My thoughts exactly. And anyone who accuses the White House of lying about Acosta putting his hands on her is blind or lying himself. But all three of the latest examples fall into the categories of people - journalists, women, African-Americans - for whom Trump has reserved special nastiness. It looks to me like he was trying to fend her off and got a little carried away trying to block her arm in the heat of an already heated moment. Trump interrupted her, calling it a racist question. "But I watch you a lot, you ask a lot of stupid questions", Trump sneered.
These comments come after a very contentious week between the White House and Jim Acosta.
In response, CNN said through its Twitter feed that Phillip's question wasn't stupid. He said she was rude for interrupting another reporter, though he did briefly answer one of Ryan's questions.
Because the White House briefing room isn't the appropriate place to deliver commentary in the form of questions. But firing Sanders isn't the only punishment Kimmel has in mind for the woman he called the "Hucka-B.S. machine" - the Jimmy Kimmel Live host has an even better idea about what Sanders should do post-Trump.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Is Coming To PS4 This December
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Two Major Fires Burning in Ventura County
Evacuation notices were announced for Chico, which is home to around 93,000 people and is about 90 miles north of Sacramento. The brush fire ignited near Hill Canyon in Camarillo at 2:04 p.m., according to the Ventura County Fire Department.
Facebook Messenger will let iPhone users unsend messages
At the time of the discovery, when editing messages already sent in a conversation, the "Unsend Message" option will appear. The notes state Messenger will now allow you to delete a message up to 10 minutes after it was sent.
Imelda Marcos faces arrest for graft
As well as being first lady, she was the minister of human settlements from 1976 to 1986 and governor of Manila from 1978 to 1984. The court's decision is not final and both the prosecution and Marcos' camp can still file a motion for reconsideration.