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Sarah Huckabee Sanders Defends Decision To Ban CNN's Jim Acosta From White House

10 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

“The question is: Did the reporter make contact or not? The video is clear, he did,” the press secretary said, but video shows Acosta turning away from the woman.
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White House Press Secretary Shares Fake Infowars Video to Justify Banning CNN Reporter

White House Press Secretary Shares Fake Infowars Video to Justify Banning CNN Reporter

10 days ago   |   By Fortune

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday promoted a fake Infowars video to justify the suspension of CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials.
During a news conference that morning, President Donald Trump called Acosta a “rude, terrible person” as Acosta challenged the president's claims about Central American refugees fleeing to the U.S.
After the heated back and forth, during which a White House intern attempted three times to grab the reporter's microphone, Acosta's press credentials were revoked.
Sanders tried to justify the decision by...
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CNN personalities accuse White House of posting altered video

10 days ago   |   By Politico

Prominent CNN personalities on Thursday accused White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders of posting an altered video to suggest CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta inappropriately made contact with a White House intern over control of a microphone. Sanders posted a video Wednesday of Acosta maintaining his grip on a microphone as a White House intern tried to take it from him during a news conference with President Donald Trump. Sanders used the video as justification for the White House revoking Acosta's press access Wednesday evening - a move that was met with immediate...
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White House uses doctored video to justify stripping CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials

10 days ago   |   By Think Progress

The White House revoked CNN reporter Jim Acosta's hard pass Wednesday evening, after President Trump berated him as a “rude, terrible person” at a press conference earlier in the day. Acosta said he had also been banned from White House grounds.
Within hours, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders began twisting the story, claiming the White House would not tolerate a reporter “placing his hands on a young woman,” referring to an aide who had tried to pull a microphone from Acosta's hands during the press conference.
Video of the incident clearly shows the aide in question attempting to...
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