CNN’s Acosta vs Trump White House Lawsuit Reads Like It Was Written In Crayon

CNN, apparently not satisfied with merely having nearly cornered the market on fake news, is going for the most incompetent news network as well. Most have likely heard about its attempt to sue the Trump White House (and a Secret Service agent—stay classy, CNN) for having revoked bratty correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass. Funny thing is, that lawsuit is now exposing CNN for how little it actually knows about anything—including the U.S. Constitution, the truth, and basic good manners.

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Via The Daily Caller:

CNN and Jim Acosta’s lawsuit against the White House, which alleges First and Fifth Amendment violations, contains several factual inaccuracies.

CNN announced Tuesday morning that it was filing suit against the White House for revoking Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s hard press pass.

The White House took Acosta’s pass last week after a contentious exchange with President Donald Trump during a post-midterm press conference. When a White House intern tried to pass the microphone to the next reporter, Acosta physically prevented the intern from taking the microphone.

In the official lawsuit, CNN makes several errors in its recounting of the events of the press conference that led to the revocation of Acosta’s pass.

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1. Mischaracterizes Acosta’s Questioning

In point 33 of the lawsuit, CNN claimed that Acosta started his exchange with “a question about one of President Trump’s statements during the midterm campaign — namely, whether a caravan making its way to the United States from Central America constitutes ‘an invasion’ of the country.”

Video of Acosta’s line of questioning showed that he first promised to “challenge” the president and gave his own opinion that it is incorrect to characterize the caravan as an invasion. He finally asked why Trump called the caravan an invasion.

CNN also claimed that the president “declined to respond” in this point — except Trump responded to Acosta by explaining that they both have a “difference of opinion” on how to characterize the caravan. The president also denied that he “demonized immigrants,” per a second question from Acosta, explaining that there is real video of caravan members forcing their way through Mexico’s border.

Acosta asked the president two distinct questions — as is standard for reporters — and had several follow-ups, essentially creating a debate between himself and the president. The CNN reporter demanded yet another question when the intern came to take the microphone from him.

2. Claims All Reporters Used The Mic To Ask Questions

In the aforementioned part of the lawsuit, CNN insisted that Acosta was “speaking through a hand-held microphone, as did all of the White House journalists who asked questions.”

However, CNN analyst April Ryan shouted questions at the president later in the press conference despite not having a microphone. In fact, Ryan’s questions interrupted The Daily Caller’s Saagar Enjeti — who had a microphone at the time and was called on by the president.

3. Ignores Acosta’s Repeated Interruptions

CNN noted in its lawsuit that after Acosta’s debate with the president, Trump called on NBC’s Peter Alexander. CNN, however, blamed the president for returning “to his criticisms of CNN seconds later” without noting that the president was responding to Acosta’s own repeated interruptions.

Despite Alexander having the microphone and attempting to ask the president a question, Acosta again stood up from his seat and tried to battle the president on his “enemy of the people” line.

That was when Trump responded by labeling Acosta the “enemy of the people.”

4. Refuses To Acknowledge Acosta Physically Prevented Intern From Taking Mic

CNN skirts around the scuffle between Acosta and the intern who was tasked with managing the microphone by obfuscating the fact that Acosta used his arm to prevent the intern from taking the microphone, as her job entails.

In two different references, CNN says “Acosta’s arm appears to move only as a response to a tussle for the microphone” and that “Acosta was only attempting to hold onto the microphone as the staffer tried to grab it from him.”

The unaltered video does show, however, that Acosta clearly used his left arm to physically block the intern.

A White House intern reaches for and tries to take away the microphone held by CNN correspondent Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 7, 2018. Picture taken November 7, 2018. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

5. Inaccurately Suggests A Named Reporter Was At The Press Conference

CNN claimed in point 40 that The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Chuck Ross, who disputed the White House’s claim that Acosta “place[d] his hands” on the intern, was present at the press conference in question.

“Members of the media who attended the press conference and saw the encounter disputed Press Secretary Sanders’s characterization of the account,” the lawsuit claimed before citing a tweet by Ross.

Ross was not, in fact, present at the press conference and does not even report from Washington, DC.

“I was not at the presidential press conference as CNN suggests in its lawsuit,” Ross said in a statement to The Daily Caller. “I stand by my tweet, though I regret that CNN is ignoring the dozens of other tweets I’ve posted criticizing the network for its biased coverage and refusal to provide transparency on its false reports regarding Donald Trump Jr. and other topics.”

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CNN has once again exposed itself as a parody of a news network and not a real one concerned with the truth and/or facts. Everything is biased opinion represented by the comically petulant Jim Acosta. 


 

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Divisive. Dangerous. And highly manipulative.

That is CNN and its Mainstream Media cohorts that intentionally inflame one group of people against the other. There is only one reason to do such a thing and it goes far beyond mere ratings. It is about the purposeful destruction of a nation from the inside. Enough is enough.

CNN is beyond help

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