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CNN, Jim Acosta Granted Temporary Restraining Order in Trump Lawsuit
Judge Kelly's decision was based on CNN and Acosta's Fifth Amendment claims, stating that The White House did not provide Acosta with any due process to legally revoke his access. While the judge did not rule on the underlying First Amendment claim, Thursday's ruling will restore Acosta's White House access at least temporarily The initial ruling does[...]
Fox News, More Support CNN in Trump/Acosta Lawsuit; White House Submits Brief (UPDATE)
Kelly's (a Trump selection) session: ● CNN is getting a show of support from a very unexpected source: Fox News, with network president Jay Wallace releasing the following statement (tweeted out by CNN's communications/public relations department) and confirming that the network intends to submit an amicus brief with the U.S, District Court : ● The Trump Administration[...]
CNN Sues Trump White House to Reinstate Acosta; Alleges 1st, 5th Amendment Violations (UPDATE)
The news network has filed a lawsuit to have Acosta's "hard pass" press credential access reinstated after they were suspended following a contentious press conference exchange between Acosta and Trump. Credit (left): CNN/(right): Michael Vadon In the lawsuit, CNN alleges that revoking access violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their[...]