Sam Donaldson says CNN suing White House over Jim Acosta suspension

A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions US President Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm US congressional elections at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. (Reuter

As President Donald Trump points to CNN's Jim Acosta, a White House aide takes the microphone from him during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Washington.

Acosta was denied entry to the White House grounds after his sensational confrontation with Mr Trump at a news conference following the midterm elections.

Saturday Night Live tackled the recent controversy over the removal of CNN's Jim Acosta's credentials on "Weekend Update", as a "White House intern" appeared on the show and snatched co-anchor Colin Jost's pencil.

"We have asked this court for an immediate restraining order requiring the pass be returned to Jim, and will seek permanent relief as part of this process", CNN said in a statement.

"Mr. Acosta's press credentials must be restored so that all members of the press know they will remain free to ask tough questions, challenge government officials and report the business of the nation to the American people", said Theodore Olson, former USA solicitor general and one of CNN's lawyers on the case. They both agreed that this will happen again, now that the White House is setting the position.

Donald Trump has defended missing memorial ceremony because of the rain
The French Army has trolled Donald Trump in epic fashion over his failure to attend a First World War cemetery because of rain . Chief of Staff John Kelly , a retired Marine general, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.

Woman warned about 'sparks' from power lines day before deadly wildfire
Robin Thicke and April Love Geary's house burned down over the weekend, shortly after they were evacuated from the property. A fire truck stands by as the Camp Fire burns in the hills on November 11, 2018 near Big Bend, California .

Briton dies from rabies after trip to Morocco
According to NHS Choices, the infection is nearly always deadly once symptoms appear, but treatment before this is very effective. PHE also offered advice to anyone who may be scratched or bitten by an animal while overseas and is anxious about getting rabies.

"The White House can not run an orderly and fair press conference when a reporter acts this way, which is neither appropriate nor professional", Sanders said. She called his behavior "absolutely unacceptable".

She said his press credentials were revoked because the White House will "never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern". But that would make them look like they're at war with the president, just as he always says they are. President Trump has given the press more access than any President in history.

Rutenberg quotes a Democratic strategist who said that the President calling out media bias is simply a way of "turning out his base" without any acknowledgment that many Trump voters have been extremely frustrated by anti-conservative media bias.

CNN sent a letter to the White House formally requesting the immediate reinstatement of Acosta's pass on Friday, warning that a legal challenge could follow.

Related News:



Most liked

Bollywood actress Rakhi Sawant rushed to hospital as stunt goes wrong
It may be mentioned that the Great Khali has instituted the Continental Wrestling Entertainment ( CWE ) in Jalandhar, Punjab. Sawant acted as if she could barely stand in the ring afterward before being helped to the backstage area.

Borderline Gunman Posted on Facebook About 'Thoughts and Prayers' Before Shooting
A witness told KABC-TV that he saw a security guard get shot, adding that the gunman appeared to use a handgun and smoke grenades. Ventura County sheriff's Captain Garo Kuredjian said he could not confirm whether any of those shot on Wednesday night were dead.

Story ends for Marvel creator Stan Lee
So you not only sold comics, you sold me *on* comics - so much so that I built a life and career around your dreams and ideals. TMZ reports Lee was rushed from his Southern California home early Monday after experiencing shortness of breath.

Saif and Sara Ali Khan Get Candid on ‘Koffee With Karan’
I don't know where is this coming from because I haven't received any notice from these group of people. He was fully supportive if I wanted to do films but wanted me to study first.

Will Smith’s son Jaden Smith dating Tyler The Creator?
Jaden has said in the past that he considers himself 'gender fluid, ' but he has never opening discussed his sexuality before. Tyler caught wind of the claim and responded hours later, neither confirming or denying Smith's allegations.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at Remembrance Sunday
In May, Prince Harry tied the knot to Meghan Markle , which was closely followed by Prince Louis's christening. Harry's wife Meghan , 37, is described as "attractive, beautiful, confident, charming and charismatic".

Amazon chooses New York City and Northern Virginia as HQ2 sites
It had said the new location would house roughly 50,000 jobs and represent billions in investments. With the jobs Amazon brings will come strains on housing and transportation.

Parents who named son after Hitler convicted of being neo-Nazis
Far right parties have grown in much of Europe in the last few years; but in Britain they remain on the fringes of political life. It can now be revealed he was connected to three other soldiers, one of whom was thrown out of the Army.

Trump calls Florida ballots 'massively infected,' demands end to recounts
Election Day receipt deadline for vote by mail ballots burdens the right to vote of eligible voters", the suit said . Tuter said he's seen no evidence of wrongdoing in the vote-counting and urged all sides to "ramp down the rhetoric".

Democrat Krysten Sinema Closes In On Senate Win
According to LGBT+ rights organization Human Rights Campaign, Sinema is the country's first openly bisexual Senator. Jeff Flake, a critic of the President's incendiary rhetoric. "She wanted McSally to pay for Trump", Lah explained.

Donald Trump has tense World War I anniversary weekend in France
The African Union Commission, and United Nations chairpersons, Moussa Faki Mahamat and Antonio Guterres are also in attendance. The French president walked alone through the rain to greet veterans to the strains of the national anthem, La Marseillaise.

Singapore calls for closer SE Asia ties, Pence backs Trump
Meanwhile, US Vice President Mike Pence said that US President Donald Trump's absence at the summits was not a snub. The agreement was signed after nine rounds of negotiations involving representatives of 10 ASEAN member countries.

Dion Lewis on 'cheap' Patriots: 'Hell yeah, it's personal'
It's hard to see great players go and I know it's not the first time it's happened, it has happened to a lot of guys. Clearly, the background Patricia and Vrabel had with the Patriots was an advantage.

Settlement Reached in Arizona Over Senate Vote Count in McSally-Sinema Race
A new batch of votes from the state's largest county gives her a lead of more than 20,000 votes out of 2 million counted. That huge amount has put pressure on a system that spends a lot of time already verifying the mail ballot signatures.

Rocket Lab's 1st Commercial Launch in Pictures: 'It's Business Time'!
The plan, according to Beck, is to try one launch per month to start in 2019, then to move to one launch every two weeks. But Rocket Lab has another launch scheduled for December, as well as 16 launches planned for 2019.