Heh - do not mess with President Trump

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From The Hill:

White House yanks press pass from CNN's Acosta
The White House on Wednesday suspended the press credentials of CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta after he engaged in a heated back-and-forth with President Trump.

The move is a dramatic escalation of Trump's ongoing battle with the news media and comes one day after the president's party lost control of the House.

In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders justified the decision by claiming that Acosta became physical with a young female intern during his exchange with Trump.

Trump at a Wednesday news conference grew frustrated with Acosta's line of questioning about a migrant caravan and cut him off by saying “OK, that's enough.”

That's when a White House intern approached Acosta and tried to take the microphone out of his hand. The CNN reporter said “pardon me, ma'am” and refused to let go of the mic. Acosta's hand appeared to brush the intern's arm during the exchange. The woman then crouched down and away from Acosta.

“President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his administration,” Sanders said. “We will, however, never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern. This conduct is absolutely unacceptable.”

That is what happens when you let agenda drive your actions instead of intellegence. You get caught up in the heat of the moment. Good that Trump had the balls to call Acosta on it and to kick him out.

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