Both Fox News and CNN correspondents had strong reactions to Trump's late night speech declaring he had already won states that were still up in the air.
Acosta says there are “no more adults” at the White House who will level with President Trump.
Trump has spent years complaining about the New York Times and Washington Post, so it's no surprise he may no longer allow them in the White House.
Rosselló said he is speaking up now is because he believes that the data the president is citing surrounding the aftermath and relief efforts in Puerto Rico is wrong.
Kellyanne Conway called CNN’s Jim Acosta a “smart-ass” trying to provoke a viral moment Tuesday — and quickly went viral. The latest tiff between Acosta and the Trump White House came when he asked Conway if she could guarantee Trump would tell the truth during his remarks on immigration Tuesday. “Yes, Jim, and can you promise that you will?” she replied. “The whole truth and nothing but the truth so help you God? Am I allowed to mention God to you?” Also Read: Jim Acosta's Press Credentials Restored by White House; CNN Drops Lawsuit “I’m not the one who has the alternative facts problem like you do,” Acosta replied. “You know that’s a cheap — make sure that goes viral,” Conway said, before telling him that such comments were one reason most people in the administration wouldn’t talk to him. Much talking over each other followed. You can watch the video above. The moment did go viral. CNN headlined it, “Jim Acosta presses Conway: Will Trump tell the truth?” Or, as Fox News put it: “Kellyanne Conway embarrasses CNN’s Jim Acosta during heated exchange: ‘You’re such a smarta–‘” Conway went on to tell Acosta that many of his colleagues don’t like him, and noted that CNN has made factual errors. (The Washington Post, meanwhile, says Trump has made 7,600 false or misleading statements during his presidency.) Also Read: Lou Dobbs Wishes Trump Could Have Just Ignored Court Order Restoring Jim Acosta's Press Credentials The animosity between the Trump White House and Acosta is well known. Last year CNN went to court to get Acosta his White House press pass back after an incident in which Acosta challenged Trump’s false claim that an invasion was coming to the U.S. border, Trump called Acosta a “terrible person,” and the White House released doctored footage sped up to make it appear that Acosta had struck an intern trying to take away his mic. Yes, all of these things actually happened. The spat between Acosta and Conway occurred almost three weeks into a government shutdown over Trump’s insistence on funding for a border wall. The shutdown has led to airport security concerns and some prison guards commuting more than 400 miles, among other inconveniences. Trump was scheduled to speak Tuesday night. Read original story Kellyanne Conway Calls Jim Acosta a ‘Smartass’ Looking for a ‘Viral’ Moment; He Gets One At TheWrap
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials have been fully restored by the White House, the network announced in a tweet on Monday. In response, CNN dropped its lawsuit against the Trump administration. A rep for the White House did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap.
Twitter users defend journalist April Ryan from Trump attack: "45 is finishing off another week attacking black women journalists."
Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel joined other in saying White House press secretary Sarah Sanders should be fired for promoting an altered video to defend revoking the press credentials of CNN's Jim Acosta.
Many online commenters are calling for Sarah Huckabee Sanders to resign, after she tweeted out what appears to be a doctored video to back the decision to revoke press access to the White House for CNN's reporter Jim Acosta.
The White House falsely accused CNN's chief correspondent there of putting his hands on an intern who tried to take his microphone at a press conference.
If the press conference Donald Trump held Wednesday to discuss the midterm elections results is any indication, his relationship with the media for the remainder of his presidency is likely to be bumpy.
As a TV event, the first press conference by President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday was a continuation of the method Trump established during his campaign. It served another purpose: It ate up time, limiting the number of questions Trump would answer.