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CNN Suing Trump Over Jim Acosta Ban

CNN Suing Trump Over Jim Acosta Ban

United States
JOIN THE HOME OF PROGRESSIVES: CNN is standing up to Donald Trump. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Read more here: "CNN has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta's access to the White House. The lawsuit is a response to the White House's suspension of Acosta's press pass, known as a Secret Service "hard pass," last week. The suit alleges that Acosta and CNN's First and Fifth Amendment rights are being violated by the ban. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday morning. It was docketed and assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly, a Trump appointee. The judge has given the defendants an 11 a.m. Wednesday deadl...