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President Donald Trump held a news conference Wednesday to discuss the midterm election results and how he viewed things going forward over the next two years with a split Congress.

Trump seemed fairly conciliatory and complimentary toward the presumed next Speaker of the House, current House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and spoke of areas where he and the Democrats might be able to work together to get things accomplished.

However, once Trump had concluded his prepared remarks and began to take questions from the gathered media, things took a turn for the worse when he called on CNN reporter Jim Acosta to ask a question.

Acosta asked a series of questions about the migrant caravan in Mexico, yet refused to accept Trump’s replies and continued to engage with more shouted queries, even physically blocking and pushing away a young female White House aide who attempted to retrieve the microphone from him.

The aide approached Acosta and initially reached for the microphone, but pulled back as the reporter moved the microphone out of her reach, only to unsuccessfully reach for it once more.

She then reached out with her other hand and gained a hold on the mic, only to have Acosta use his own arm to physically block and push her away as he wrestled the mic out of her grasp and continued to speak.

The aide cast a concerned look at Trump and then knelt down to wait for Acosta to finish.

Obviously, the White House aide was not assaulted or injured in the tussle with Acosta, but the physical contact could very well constitute the crime of battery.

Aside from that, where is the uproar from the female reporters in the liberal media at the grossly misogynistic physical actions of their male colleague against a young woman trying to do her job? Will any of those female reporters call Acosta out over his behavior?

Will the liberal crowd that constantly shouts “Believe all female victims!” speak up in defense of the young aide, or is her being victimized by Acosta acceptable for partisan reasons?

Imagine for a moment that a reporter for Fox News had done the exact same thing to this aide or some other young female aide in former President Barack Obama’s White House or a hypothetical Hillary Clinton White House.

We all know the outcry would be deafening, the reporter would have been fired before the end of the day and the network as a whole — as well as all of its viewers — would be mercilessly shamed as sexist and misogynist and violent.

As for Acosta, he was rightly condemned by Trump as a “rude and terrible person” during the testy back-and-forth, especially for his behavior toward the young White House aide. You can watch the entire exchange between Acosta and Trump in real time below.

What Acosta did to the young White House aide over his refusal to relinquish the microphone that she was charged with keeping was unacceptable and should be widely condemned, but we won’t hold our breath waiting for his hypocritical liberal media colleagues to do the right thing and call him out.

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27 Comments

27 Comments

  1. Wayne Martin

    November 8, 2018 at 4:41 am

    This jerk should not be allowed back in the WH period.

    • red

      November 8, 2018 at 1:04 pm

      Totally agree he should not be allowed in the White House media conference room ever again,

  2. IWwriter

    November 8, 2018 at 4:59 am

    This story accurately describes what happened today. I saw it on television myself and was in shock at the behavior of this Acosta person. He should have been removed from the room!

  3. Carl Lewis

    November 8, 2018 at 5:05 am

    He’s way overdue to being banned from the White Housd press corps. This was the final straw. Couldn’t have happened to a more deserving chap than Acosta

  4. Alice

    November 8, 2018 at 6:07 am

    CNN has only rude, obnoxious people. The women tend to be major racists, for that’s all they want to discuss. The woman in red with a butched haircut today continually pushed racism. Bar her too.

  5. Neta

    November 8, 2018 at 9:51 am

    I’m not sure what this jerk and cnn have been planning, but it it’s obvious that they have an agenda. They never missed a chance to try to intimidate S. Sanders and their lies and misquotes against the president are widely known. They will continue their terrible behavior until someone really gets hurt.

  6. Joe

    November 8, 2018 at 10:21 am

    Kill them reporters then their bosses

    • Danny

      November 8, 2018 at 11:03 am

      That’s what will happen one day Joe if they keep it up. They think they can start a war then go hide until it’s over. Not going to happen. If tevshooting ever starts we will be actively look for them and their bosses and their families. They will not be able to surrender at that point. It will be all or nothing.

  7. J Alan

    November 8, 2018 at 11:03 am

    F**k Acosta. He is a Leftist Pig , lying every day. Pushing a Leftist Agenda for his Commie Bosses. A truly evil man. This should have happened a long time ago!

  8. Michael_T

    November 8, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    It’s too bad the intern didn’t scream for help, as she drove her knee up between his legs. OTOH, that target may have been too small to find.

  9. Mike Graybeal

    November 8, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    It’s about time that Communist from the Communist News Network should have been kicked out months ago.

  10. stephen hughes

    November 8, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    No question he did it. Just TRUTH RECORDED – and LIES…

    NEVER let this abusive provocateur back in the White House… NEVER…!

  11. SandyT

    November 8, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Jim “Accoster” should be permanently banned and charged.

  12. Bill

    November 8, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    I wonder if the Woman’s Movement will attack Acosta for disrespecting a Woman for doing her Job.
    If they don’t then that proves the the Woman’s Movement with all of the fabricated evidence against Kavanagh was then only for Political Reasons not about Woman’s Rights at all.

  13. Sandy

    November 8, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    Good quote… “where are the feminists?” They’re only around when any man but a libtard commits abuse against a woman. #demdoublestandard

  14. Save our country

    November 8, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    I felt so sorry for the lady trying to take the mic, Acosta is a disgusting person who thinks he is in control of the media. The POS credentials need to be taken away and fired from CNN.

  15. Frank

    November 8, 2018 at 5:51 pm

    Need some right extremest to go to acosta’s house like the left is doing to tucker carlson. See how they like it. Then maybe everybody will agree to quit. Probably not it will probably just get worse. REMEBER WERE ALL AMERICANS FIRST

  16. MAGA

    November 8, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    Trump should have had security eject his azz out of the building.

  17. Deplorable Too

    November 8, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    That arrogant CNN person should be banned from any news conference. He enjoys provoking the ire of people he is supposed to “interview/interrogate”. He is a very poor excuse for a “reporter”. Hopefully, he is just one of CNN’s finest tabloid gatherers. Is this why nobody really listens to CNN anymore?

  18. Rebecca Holstine

    November 8, 2018 at 8:52 pm

    If I was the young lady, I would file charges against him for assault.

    • Eric

      November 9, 2018 at 4:00 am

      I agree w/you!

  19. Eric

    November 9, 2018 at 3:59 am

    If I was Trump, I’d have had Secret Service toss his punk ass outside on his ass! & Ironic that leftist CNN defends him for what is essentially an assault on that woman!

  20. Jeff Newcomer

    November 9, 2018 at 5:29 am

    I’d love to smack that pussy in the mouth,JA needs his ass beat

  21. Ron

    November 9, 2018 at 5:57 am

    Even NBC reported the woman attacked Acosta! Defending him too! OMG!

  22. Annabel

    November 9, 2018 at 5:57 am

    I think it is time to have security in the room during these press conferences so these
    disruptors can be marched out if they try to hog the entire conference. It’s not only rude
    to the President, it is taking time away from the true reporters who have their hands up
    patiently waiting to be called upon. With the low mentality of some of these so-called
    “reporters” who knows what they could do. Otherwise why have these press conferences?
    They don’t report the truth anyway so why not let them rely on the President’s tweets
    for their reportage….that way everyone will know if they misrepresent what the President
    says.
    Btw did anyone notice the white-haired “womanspreader” who was busy texting the entire
    time?

  23. Wickedproxy

    November 9, 2018 at 4:31 pm

    I would suggest to have more than one mic and just cut off the mic they are using when they refuse to give it up.

  24. Grace Joy

    November 9, 2018 at 6:34 pm

    Typical liberal misogynist bully. Is anyone really surprised that this self-important male would physically dominate a woman?

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