CNN’s Jim Acosta Responds to Sarah Sanders’ Statement on Suspending His Credentials: ‘This Is a Lie’


CNN’s Jim Acosta saw his White House press credentials pulled tonight, and he is calling the stated reason by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders a lie.

Acosta first tweeted about being denied entrance to the White House and recorded video of Secret Service asking him for his credential:

The statement from Sanders accuses Acosta of “placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern,” referencing the moment when said intern tried to take the mic from Acosta but Acosta held onto the mic.

Acosta fired back on Twitter that Sanders is lying about what happened:

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