Trump slams CNN's Jim Acosta in explosive press briefing

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DONALD Trump has banned a CNN reporter from the White House after a press conference clash, and accused him of "placing his hands" on a female intern.

Tempers flared when the President refused to answer questions from CNN reporter Jim Acosta about the migrants heading for the US border

Trump called him a "rude, terrible person" before Acosta was seen refusing to give his mic to a young woman.

He was later turned away at the White House press centre by secret service officers.

Trump says his pass has been suspended "until further notice".

"I've just been denied entrance to the WH," Acosta tweeted Wednesday night.

"On the Russia investigation, are you concerned that you may ..?" Acosta said before Trump interrupted him.

The President blasted: "I'm not concerned about anything with the Russia investigation because it's a hoax."

Trump stepped away from the lectern for a a few seconds before returning to the microphone to take aim at Acosta again.

"I tell you what, CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them," the President said, shaking a finger at Acosta.

"You are a rude, terrible person."

He repeated that Acosta was a "very rude person," adding, "the way you treat Sarah Huckabee is horrible," referring to his White House press secretary...

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Mr President please revoke his pass permanently and make him apologize to the female intern who was just trying to do her job.

Author — Pete Smith


Jim Acosta did push the envelope in that press conference. I saw the whole exchange and even I thought he was getting annoying,

Author — Eileen Dover


“ are an enemy of the people” .. lol...😂

Author — SUGS 1


Well I'm not a big fan of yours either... Pure gold!

Author — Rob Matthew


Well I'm not a big fan of yours either... T-shirt?

Author — En Japonés Con Rafy


Maybe someone should delve into Jim Acostas past, and see what skeletons fall out his closet, or better yet let the national enquirer run a fake story of him.

Author — schultzie eberhart


@ 0:41 Acosta let go of the mix once it seems Trump was leaving the podium to take that mic 😂

Author — Victor Ben


Trump spot on yet again. The media lies way too much. Exspecially that guy, .

Author — I ShogunRonin


"you are a rude, terrible person"

Author — tashalynn29


Acosta should have been removed by security.

Author — Mark Taylor


FakeNews, show the whole video!
Trump answer the questions and Acosta keep "asking" the same b.s.

Author — Haroldo Filho


I'm surprised President Trump didn't come around the podium and take the mic away from Acosta himself!! That would've been awesome!!

Author — Deep Purple


Listen again from the beginning “I want to challenge you “. Bozo

Author — Rob Pennell


I love how he verbally unleashed his attack immediately after they took his mic away. Coward 😡🤬

Author — Kathleen Louise


Jim Acosta said on camera, "I didn't touch her or put my hands on her". Jim, you got caught lying on camera buddy. CNN fake news at it's finest.

Author — Dalovesac King


Its supposed to be a press conference. Acosta went there to turn it into a Jerry Springer show. Some professionalism please.

Author — David Luster


Get you someone that loves you like Jim Acosta loves Jim Acosta. Damn, that Jim Acosta loves him some Jim Acosta.

Author — PikUpYourPantsPatrol


Someone needs to take this chump Acosta "OUT"!!! 😣💥🔫

Author — 27 GH


Looks more like an instinctive reaction than anything



Thank you. Entitled reporters. So damn rude.

Author — Azul Bonito