In a White House press brief Thursday, while other reporters asked questions on policy or current events, CNN’s Jim Acosta whined to Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders yet again that she “did not say that the press is not the enemy of the people.”
Despite Acosta’s multiple interruptions, Sanders quickly him set him straight.
CNN's Jim Acosta asks Sarah Sanders about Trump's comments that the media is the "enemy of the people": "You did not say … that the press is not the enemy of people" pic.twitter.com/H3TJCFwiON
— Axios (@axios) August 2, 2018
“Your own network said I should be harassed,” Sanders said. “… As far as I know, I’m the first press secretary in the history of the United States that’s required Secret Service protection. The media continues to ratchet up the verbal assault against the president and everyone in this administration, and certainly we have a role to play, but the media has a role to play for the discourse in this country too.”
According to his own tweet, Acosta walked out of the briefing room after not getting what he wanted.
I walked out of the end of that briefing because I am totally saddened by what just happened. Sarah Sanders was repeatedly given a chance to say the press is not the enemy and she wouldn't do it. Shameful.
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) August 2, 2018
Because whining seems to be the only way he gets attention.
Bless his narcissistic heart.
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