CNN’s Acosta Laments WHCD Didn’t Focus Enough On Trump’s ‘Constant Attacks On The Press’

Virginia Kruta Associate Editor
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Like many of his colleagues, CNN’s Jim Acosta commented on Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner — but instead of agreeing with many that the jokes had crossed the line into vicious and personal attacks, Acosta instead lamented that the dinner didn’t focus enough on President Trump’s “constant attacks on the press.”

Acosta suggested that what should have been addressed was President Donald Trump’s oppositional stance with regard to most media outlets — a mission that CNN’s chief White House correspondent has made a priority since being personally called out as “fake news” by President Donald Trump in early 2017.

While regularly criticizing the White House for attacks on the press, Acosta has routinely antagonized White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during daily briefings and even yelled questions at the president while he colored with children at the annual Easter Egg Roll.