• Jim Acosta Returns to White House After Judge's Ruling: Grateful for Colleagues Who Stood by Us

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    . CNN 's Jim Acosta returns to the White House after his press pass was temporarily reinstated after a federal judge ordered it's return by the White House. pic.twitter.com/zk8ICIw98w
    - CSPAN November 16, 2018
    A federal judge ruled today in favor of CNN's Jim Acosta after the Trump administration pulled his hard pass, and a triumphant Acosta returned to the White House this afternoon.
    “I just want to say that I'm very grateful for what happened today,” Acosta said. “And grateful for my colleagues in the press who stood by us through all this. This was a test. And I think we passed the...
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  • Donald Trump Wants “Total Freedom Of Press” After Ordered To Return Jim Acosta Badge

    24 days ago - By Deadline

    President Donald Trump insisted his White House wants “total freedom of the press” after a federal judge ruled his White House had denied CNN 's Him Acosta due process when it stripped him of his press badge .
    But, Trump added, his team currently is “writing up rules and regulations” to “set up a certain standard” for behavior on White House grounds, insisting “We have to practice decorum.”
    Yes, Donald Trump is calling for decorum.
    Meanwhile, CNN reported this afternoon...
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  • CNN's Jim Acosta Must Have White House Credentials Restored, Judge Rules

    24 days ago - By NY Times

    The case, CNN v. Donald J. Trump, had come to symbolize the deeply dysfunctional dynamic between Mr. Trump and the White House press corps.
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  • Trump Says White House is ‘Writing Up Rules' on Decorum After CNN Ruling: ‘You Have to Act With Respect'

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump reacted Friday to a Federal Court's ruling that the White House needs to, at least temporarily, return press credentials to CNN's Jim Acosta .
    CNN scored a legal win hours ago in their lawsuit against the Trump Administration for revoking Acosta's hard pass as punishment for his fiery encounter with the president a week ago. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders promised that new rules and processes would be put into place for media events, saying “the court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House.”
    When Trump...
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  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders Says Judge's Ruling On Jim Acosta Badge A White House Win

    24 days ago - By Deadline

    Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Jim Acosta 's badge is being returned, per Friday morning instructions of a federal judge, but she insisted the court ruling was a win for the White House .
    Judge Timothy Kelly granted CNN 's TRO bid to get its chief White House correspondent's badge returned, saying the White House had pulled it without due process.
    “Today the court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House,” Press Secretary Sarah...
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  • Sarah Sanders Responds to CNN Lawsuit: Jim Acosta's Credential Will Be ‘Temporarily Restored'

    Sarah Sanders Responds to CNN Lawsuit: Jim Acosta's Credential Will Be ‘Temporarily Restored'

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    The White House says it is prepared to restore access for CNN's Jim Acosta following a judge's ruling Friday.
    In a statement , Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the White House will “temporarily restore” Acosta's credential. However, Sanders indicated that the White House will “further develop rules and processes” meant to ensure “orderly” news conferences.
    “Today, the court made clear that there is no absolute First Amendment right to access the White House,” Sanders said in the statement. “In response to the court, we will temporarily reinstate the reporter's hard pass. We...
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  • CNN's Jeffrey Toobin Lauds Trump-Appointed Judge in Jim Acosta Case: ‘Savvy and Wise Resolution'

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin commended the Federal judge involved in the case between CNN reporter Jim Acosta and the White House, saying he showed “extremely savvy” judgement in his decision.
    On Friday, Judge Timothy Kelly ruled that the White House must temporarily give back Acosta's White House press pass, which was suspended after President Donald Trump got into a verbal confrontation with him during a presser. However, Kelly has given the White House a chance to create a solid set of standards to hold Acosta and other correspondents to and the case will go from there.
    “The next...
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  • Federal Judge Orders White House to Reinstate CNN Reporter Jim Acosta's Press Pass

    24 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    A federal judge has granted CNN's request for a court order that would temporarily reinstate the White House press pass for Jim Acosta, the network's chief White House correspondent.
    The ruling came Friday from Judge Timothy Kelly, who was appointed by Trump, CNBC reported.
    “I want to thank all of my colleagues in the press who supported us this week, and I want to thank the judge for the decision he made today,” Acosta said outside U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.
    “Let's go back to work!” he added.
    The White House did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's requests for comment. CNN...
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  • The View Celebrates CNN Lawsuit Ruling Over White House: ‘You Can't Poop on the Constitution'

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    The View celebrated a Federal Judge's ruling in favor of CNN in their legal battle with the White House Friday.
    During the show's opening segment, the panel championed the decision to restore Jim Acosta ‘s White House access as a victory for press rights.
    “The First Amendment is alive and well now,” said Abby Huntsman. “That's the decision that they should have made - and it's still pending, they have to make a final decision, But I think that gives you a pretty clear sense of the direction they're going in. If you're the White House, you may not like the guy, can't stand him, but how are...
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  • Jim Acosta Speaks After Judge Rules in Favor of CNN's Lawsuit: ‘Let's Go Back to Work'

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    Jim Acosta gave a brief address on Friday after DC District Court ruled in favor of CNN over the lawsuit they filed against the Trump Administration on his behalf.
    Judge Timothy J. Kelly ordered that Acosta's press credentials be restored after the White House took them away after his recent clash with President Trump at a fiery press conference. After CNN attorney Ted Boustrous delivered a statement on the ruling outside the courthouse, Acosta was given a chance to speak.
    “I just want to say something very briefly, and that is, I want to thank all of my colleagues in the press who...
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  • CNN, Jim Acosta Take Victory Lap After Judge Tells White House To Return Press Badge Pronto

    24 days ago - By Deadline

    "We are gratified with this result and we look forward to a full resolution in the coming days,” CNN and its Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said in a prepared statement issued moments after prevailing with TRO bid in U.S. District Court.
    “Our sincere thanks to all who have supported not just CNN, but a free, strong and independent American press," CNN and Acosta said after a federal judge told Donald Trump 's White House to immediately restore Acosta's press...
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  • Judge orders White House to restore CNN's Jim Acosta's press pass

    24 days ago - By CNBC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a judge's ruling in the lawsuit from CNN against the White House over reporter Jim Acosta's press pass.
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  • Jim Acosta to Get His White House Press Credential Back, Judge Rules

    24 days ago - By The Wrap

    The White House must reinstate CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credential, federal judge Timothy J. Kelly has ruled.
    “We are gratified with this result and we look forward to a full resolution in the coming days,” CNN said in a statement Friday, following Kelly's ruling in the D.C. District court. “Our sincere thanks to all who have supported not just CNN, but a free, strong and independent American press.”
    See how Acosta's employer CNN covered Kelly's ruling here .
    Also Read: Fox News Backs CNN's Lawsuit Against White House to Restore Jim Acosta's Press Pass
    On Tuesday, CNN filed a...
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  • CNN Wins Legal Showdown With Trump as Judge Orders Jim Acosta's Press Credential Reinstated

    24 days ago - By TV Line

    CNN journalist Jim Acosta will have his White House press credential reinstated, following a ruling made by federal judge Timothy J. Kelly on Friday. “We are gratified with this result and we look forward to a full resolution in the coming days,” CNN said in a statement following the ruling. “Our sincere thanks to all...
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  • Major Garrett Throws Shade on Jim Acosta: When President Says it's Not Your Turn, You Give Up the Mic

    Major Garrett Throws Shade on Jim Acosta: When President Says it's Not Your Turn, You Give Up the Mic

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett says he disagrees with how CNN's Jim Acosta conducted himself in last week's explosive tete-a-tete with President Trump .
    Garrett spoke to Mediaite alum Larry O'Connor for his radio show on Friday, where he lamented the situation over CNN's lawsuit against the Trump Administration for their revocation of Acosta's press credentials. Garrett said he isn't sure the White House will succeed in court with the legal argument their making against Acosta, though the lawsuit is “uncharted territory” in many ways and presents the judiciary with many new...
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  • Judge: White House must immediately return press credentials of CNN's Jim Acosta

    24 days ago - By Washington Post


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  • BREAKING: Judge Rules For CNN in Lawsuit Against White House, Orders Jim Acosta's Credential Be Restored

    BREAKING: Judge Rules For CNN in Lawsuit Against White House, Orders Jim Acosta's Credential Be Restored

    24 days ago - By Mediaite

    A Federal judge has ruled in favor of CNN in their legal battle with the White House, and has ordered that Jim Acosta ‘s White House access be restored immediately.
    Judge Timothy J. Kelly ordered, on Friday, that Acosta's “hard pass” be returned immediately. According to Buzzfeed reporter Paul McLeod, Kelly found that Acosta's First Amendment rights superceded the White House's right to hold orderly press conferences.
    BIG: Judge Kelly rules Jim Acosta's first amendment rights overrules the White House's right to have orderly press conferences.
    - Paul McLeod November 16, 2018
    And here it...
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