Donald Trump Verbally Attacked CNN Reporter Jim Acosta as a "Rude, Terrible Person"
Type: Lashes out at PeopleNov 07 2018 Severity: Targeted: CNN
Donald Trump verbally attacked CNN White House Reporter Jim Acosta, calling him a "rude, terrible person" as he was attempting to ask Trump a question during a press conference. Trump called on Acosta and then immediately interrupted him, making it clear that he only called on the reporter so he could lash out at him on live television.
Quote | The unprovoked assault came as Acosta was attempting to ask Trump a question.
“CNN should be ashamed of itself having you [Jim Acosta] working for them. You are a rude, terrible person. You shouldn’t be working for CNN. ... You’re a very rude person. The way you treat Sarah Huckabee is horrible. And the way you treat other people are horrible. You shouldn’t treat people that way.”
Targeted by Trump