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CNN’s Jim Acosta to Former Melania Trump Aide Who Trolled Him: ‘F**k You’

A direct message sent by CNN Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta was widely mocked by conservatives late Thursday night.

It all began with a tweet Acosta made from President Donald Trump‘s rally in Missoula, Montana.

And Justin Caporaleidentified as the former director of operations for Melania Trump — trolled him with the following response:

Well, that apparently got under Acosta’s skin since Justin followed up the tweet with a screenshot from his DMs.

“F**k you,” Acosta told Justin.

Peter Hasson verified that the DM was real.

And conservatives had some fun at the expense of the CNN journalist.

UPDATE (2:15AM): Acosta offered this apology to Justin, telling him he thought he was an “old friend from the campaign days.”

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