White House bars CNN reporter after heated Trump exchange

WASHINGTON,

The White House on Wednesday suspended the press pass of a CNN reporter who earlier sparred with Donald Trump at a news conference, in which the US president branded the journalist an “enemy of the people.”

A visibly angry Trump had called reporter Jim Acosta a “rude, terrible person,” after the CNN White House correspondent refused the president’s orders to sit down and give up the microphone during the conference one day after the US midterm vote.

“The White House is suspending the hard pass of the reporter involved until further notice,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah…


Source – Daily Nation

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