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>> The White House has revoked the press pass for CNN's chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta. That's after a fiery exchange with President Donald Trump at a press conference on Wednesday. Where Acosta challenged the President for calling the migrant caravan heading for the US border an invasion.>> That's not an invasion.
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>> Honestly, I think you should let me run the country, you run CNN.>> All right.>> And if you did it well your ratings would be much better.>> If I may, Mr. President, if I may I ask one other question->> Peter, go ahead.>> Are you worried-
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>> That's enough, that's enough.>> Mr. President, I->> That's enough.>> I was gonna ask one other, the other folks asked->> That's enough.>> Pardon me, ma'am.>> Sarah Huckabee-Sanders, the White House Press Secretary, tweeted afterward that the White House had suspended Acosta's pass until further notice.
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She added, we will never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job. The White House alleges Acosta touched a White House intern as she attempted to take the microphone. Reuters correspondent Jeff Mason was at the same conference.>> The tension in the room during the press conference between President Trump and reporters.
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And that tension only increased during the back and forth with Jim Acosta. The White House Correspondents Association, which speaks for the press corp, released a statement late on Wednesday. Saying that that move was unacceptable and encouraging people to look closely at the video to see what actually happened.
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>> The microphone eventually made its way to NBC's Peter Alexander.>> Go ahead, Peter, go.>> In Jim's defense, I've traveled with him and watched him, he's a diligent reporter who busts his butt.>> Well, I'm not a big fan of yours either so.>> I understand.>> To be honest with you.
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>> So let me.