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CNN suing Trump White House for return of Acosta's credentials

CNN suing Trump White House for return of Acosta's credentials

CNN is suing President Donald Trump and top aides on the White House communications team in an effort to get correspondent Jim Acosta’s press credentials immediately restored, the network announced this morning.

Acosta’s press pass to the White House was suspended Wednesday after a contentious news conference at which a visibly angry Trump berated Acosta, calling him a “rude, terrible person” for initially refusing to hand over the microphone to a White House aide and sit down after questioning Trump’s choice of language to describe a group of immigrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border.

The suit claims that the First and Fifth Amendment rights of the news...

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