CNN sues Donald Trump over Jim Acosta press pass

November 13, 2018

The White House removed the press credentials of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta (left) after a heated exchange with President Trump last week.

By Staff

CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and top White House aides after they revoked the press credentials of correspondent Jim Acosta, the network announced Tuesday morning.

The lawsuit was filed in district court in Washington, D.C., and demands the return of Acosta’s White House credentials. In addition to Trump, other defendants include White House chief of staff John Kelly, press secretary Sarah Sanders, deputy communications director Bill Shine, and Secret Service director Joseph Clancy.

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