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Twitter Reacts to Stephen Miller’s Showdown With Jim Acosta: ‘Hit a New Low Today’

Wednesday’s White House press briefing was highlighted by a tense showdown between White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller and CNN’s Jim Acosta over the subject of immigration.

Acosta, in the briefing, said of the administration’s immigration policy, “It just sounds like you’re trying to engineer the racial and ethnic flow of people into this country.”

And Miller fired back by saying, “That is one of the most outrageous, ignorant, insulting, and foolish things you’ve ever said.”

Twitter had lots to say about the heated battle, with reaction largely falling along partisan lines. Here’s a sampling of those who thought Acosta got the better of the exchange:

And here are a few Tweets from those who thought Miller got the best of the dialogue:

Meanwhile, April Ryan — CNN political analyst and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio Networks — summed the proceedings up thusly:

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