Reporters Defend Acosta, Slam WH After Credentials Suspended: ‘Deeply Concerning’


Following today’s fiery presidential press conference, the White House has suspended the press credentials for CNN’s Jim Acosta.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders accused Acosta of crossing a line in “placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern,” referring to the intern who tried to take the mic from Acosta earlier.

Reporters came to Acosta’s defense and criticized the White House, while reporters in the room earlier said Sanders is not being accurate about what happened:

Even Fox News’ Howard Kurtz found the move “extremely unusual”:

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