White House Suspends Jim Acosta Access over Intern Incident

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The White House suspended access to the grounds for CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after an incident in which he refused to give up the microphone to an intern during a Wednesday press conference.

“President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration. We will, however, never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “As a result of today’s incident, the White House is suspending the hard pass of the reporter involved until …

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