White House Suspends Access of CNN’s Acosta

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump had a testy exchange with CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta, including a moment when a female White House intern tried unsuccessfully to take the microphone from Acosta after Trump said he was done answering questions from him.

Now the White House has announced Acosta will no longer have access to the White House.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders addressed the matter on Twitter:

Here’s a clip of Acosta’s interaction with the intern:

Acosta disputed Sanders’ account:

Conservative author Ben Shapiro also weighed in:

Meanwhile, the White House Correspondents’ Association called on the White House to “immediately reverse this weak and misguided action.”

CNN issued a statement, saying Acosta has the organization’s “full support”:

Read The Daily Signal’s Fred Lucas’ full report for more details on what happened at the Trump press conference Wednesday.

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