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  • Major Acosta Fail

    08/04/2017 6:41:27 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 16 replies
    Creators.com ^ | 08/04/17 | David Limbaugh
    On Wednesday, CNN's Jim Acosta unwittingly demonstrated the difference between an unbiased, truth-seeking media and a biased, hostile and advocacy media. We need a watchdog press in this country, but its proper function is to report the news, not become the story. Acosta had displayed his obnoxiousness before, but he descended to a new low this week. Earlier in the day, President Trump had appeared with Sens. Tom Cotton and David Perdue to endorse their immigration bill, called the RAISE Act. The bill was the major focus of the White House press briefing, and presidential adviser Stephen Miller outlined its...
  • Move Over Trump, Miller Takes Out ‘Fake News’ New York Times And CNN [VIDEO]

    08/02/2017 5:03:33 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 42 replies
    Daily Calller ^ | 2 Aug 2017 | ALEX PFEIFFER
    WASHINGTON — White House senior adviser Stephen Miller battled reporters from The New York Times and CNN during Wednesday’s press briefing taking the reins from President Trump on the war on “fake news.” Miller was at the briefing in support of the Raise Act, a Senate bill that would cut immigration by half over ten years and represent the most significant immigration reform in over half a century. The bill, which is sponsored by Republican senators Tom Cotton and David Perdue, would accomplish this by implementing a merit-based immigration system and largely ending the current practice of immigrants bringing over...
  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders: Stephen Miller put Jim Acosta 'in his place'

    08/02/2017 5:29:10 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 2, 2017 | Josh Delk
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said a top White House aide put a CNN reporter "in his place" at the press briefing on Wednesday. Senior Policy Adviser Stephen Miller slammed CNN's Jim Acosta as having a "cosmopolitan bias" when Acosta questioned him about newly proposed U.S. immigration policy. Speaking on FOX News Channel’s "Hannity," Sanders predicted CNN would only run an "edited version" of the showdown which took place earlier in the day. "But my guess is, it's not the version where Stephen Miller puts him in his place," she said. Miller took questions on the new policy...
  • (VIDEO) Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Spars With CNN's Jim Acosta At Press Briefing

    08/02/2017 2:27:57 PM PDT · by johnk · 13 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/2/17 | Washington Free Beacon
    Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Spars With CNN's Jim Acosta At Press Briefing
  • Trump Adviser Stephen Miller Spars With CNN’s Jim Acosta Over Immigration

    08/02/2017 1:48:01 PM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 103 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 8/2/17 | Connor Beck
    White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller found himself clashing with CNN correspondent Jim Acosta at Wednesday's White House press briefing. "What the president is proposing here does not sound like it's in keeping with American tradition when it comes to immigration. The Statue of Liberty says, ‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses,'" Acosta said, quoting from the poem The New Colossus, which was inscribed on the statue after its erection. "It doesn't say anything about speaking English or be a computer programmer," Acosta continued. "Aren't you trying to change what it means to be an immigrant...
  • Homeland Security to allow 15,000 more visas for seasonal workers

    07/17/2017 10:28:17 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/17/2017 | Rafael Bernal
    The Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it would expand the number of temporary visas granted this year for workers in seasonal non-agricultural industries like tourism. In a statement, DHS said Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly had consulted with Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and determined there were not enough “qualified and willing U.S. workers” to fill the needs of businesses. “Congress gave me the discretionary authority to provide temporary relief to American businesses in danger of suffering irreparable harm due to a lack of available temporary workers,” Kelly said in a statement. “As a demonstration of the administration’s commitment...
  • CNN’s Jim Acosta Busted for Fake News in Failed Attempt to Slam Trump

    07/06/2017 10:34:14 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 Jul 2017 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    CNN’s Jim Acosta accused President Donald Trump of “fake news” on Thursday for claiming that “three of four” intelligence agencies had identified Russia as the culprit in hacking during the 2016 presidential election — but the president was right, and Acosta was wrong. Last week, the New York Times was forced to issue a correction, admitting that “17 intelligence agencies” had not, in fact, accused Russia, as Hillary Clinton had once claimed. The correction read, in part (original emphasis): The assessment was made by four intelligence agencies — the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency,...
  • Jim Acosta’s response to the CNN tweet by POTUS was too easy for Donald Trump Jr.

    07/02/2017 3:41:52 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 58 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 07/02/2017 | Jacob B.
    In the moments following President Trump’s WWE-style tweet about CNN, Jim Acosta, the CNN reporter who has been one of the network’s main antagonists toward the Trump administration, rhetorically asked if pro wrestling was fake. "Isn't pro wrestling fake? " — Jim Acosta (@Acosta) July 2, 2017 Not the best idea. Immediately, the word fake was used by Donald Trump Jr. and others to hammer his network. "Yes, just like your coverage. https://t.co/ZLmiTVpDce " — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) July 2, 2017 And the floodgates opened. "Just like the news on CNN…https://t.co/9e8NChsrMt " — Stefan Molyneux (@StefanMolyneux) July 2, 2017...
  • Donald Trump Jr. Responds to Acosta's question on Twitter (PRICELESS)

    07/02/2017 12:18:31 PM PDT · by grayboots · 64 replies
    Donald Trump Jr. Twitter ^ | 7/2/2017 | Donald Trump Jr.
    I think he is following in dear old Dad's footsteps!
  • Jim Acosta of CNN Spreads Fake News About Trump’s Visit to Congressman Steve Scalise!

    06/15/2017 6:03:50 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 34 replies
    Medium.com ^ | 06/15/2017 | Mike Cernovich
    CNN’s Jim Acosta Tweeted fake news tonight and has not apologized for his hoaxing. Acosta Tweeted, “WH official on hospital visit: “President Trump did not meet with Scalise and did not go into the room where Scalise is being treated.” This was proven to be fake. Acosta deleted the Tweet after it received nearly 2,000 RTs. He did not apologize for his error. Ironically, Acosta’s pinned Tweet says, “We are real news Mr. President. #realnews.” Jim Acosta is fake news. CNN is fake news. Acosta tried doing damage control, blaming his fake news Tweet on an unnamed “poll reporter.” His...
  • ‘There’s No Camera on, Jim!’ Showboating CNN’s Acosta Yells at Spicer Over Press Access

    06/26/2017 3:59:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | June 26, 2017 | Curtis Houck
    At Monday’s audio-only and photos-only White House press briefing, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta continued to make a fool out of himself, melting down and screaming at press secretary Sean Spicer over the current set-up for briefings. Acosta first interrupted after a female reporter didn’t get her question answered. When he yelled at Spicer to answer her question, Spicer lobbed some A+ shade at Acosta: “There's no camera on, Jim.”‘There’s No Camera on, Jim!’ Showboating CNN’s Acosta Yells at Spicer Over Press AccessThe CNN liberal immediately took Spicer’s bait, screaming as Spicer tried to move on: “Maybe we...
  • Kid Trolls CNN On Live TV

    04/17/2017 9:02:25 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 26 replies
    Chicks on the right ^ | 04-17-2017 | Hannah Bleau
    CNN’s Jim Acosta was speaking on the White House grounds during the annual Easter Egg Roll, and during the live shot, a kid totally snuck behind him and mouthed the words, “fake news.”
  • CNN’s Acosta: We Need Republicans to Trust Us

    04/12/2017 3:43:30 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 12, 2017 | Cortney O'Brien
    Washington, D.C. - At the President and the Press event at the Newseum Wednesday, five members of the White House press corps weighed in on their experience covering the first three months of the Trump presidency. The audience was especially interested in what CNN’s Jim Acosta had to say, considering he has had some rather colorful exchanges with the president in his entertaining press conferences. Acosta, you’ll remember, was the reporter on the receiving end of Trump’s “fake news” retort back in January after his network reported on the unverified Russian dossier published by BuzzFeed. Acosta, however, has no regrets...
  • H1-B Not Intended to Replace American Employees, Trump Labor Pick Says

    03/24/2017 6:07:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 24, 2017 | John Binder
    President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Department of Labor, Alexander Acosta, said during a congressional hearing that he believed it is “not the intent” to replace American employees with cheaper, foreign ones under the H-1B visa program.
  • Why the Acosta nomination is very bad news for conservatives [Levin]

    02/22/2017 4:58:33 PM PST · by conservative98 · 51 replies
    Powerline Blog ^ | February 22, 2017 | Mark Levin
  • Who Is Alexander Acosta? Trump Labor Nominee Supports Amnesty, Cheap Foreign Labor

    02/20/2017 2:38:45 PM PST · by Tours · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/16/2017 | Neil Munro
    President Donald Trump’s new nominee to run the Department of Labor is an accomplished lawyer and a rising star in the GOP’s Hispanic networks and also in the party’s pro-diversity establishment wing. The nominee, Alexander Acosta, is a Harvard graduate and a former senior justice department official under George W. Bush. From 2005, he served as a federal attorney in Florida, where he successfully prosecuted a series of high-profile cases and is now a university dean. If confirmed by the Senate to run the Department of Labor, Acosta will play an important role in overseeing and regulating the annual inflow...
  • Trump’s Labor Nominee Let Bill Clinton’s Pedophile Buddy Off The Hook

    02/19/2017 10:02:10 PM PST · by Tours · 53 replies
    We Are Change ^ | 2/16/2016 | Cassandra Failrbanks
    On Thursday, President Donald Trump named Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for secretary of labor — the same man who cut a sweetheart plea deal with billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein in 2008. Acosta, while working as the top federal prosecutor in Miami, agreed not to file any federal charges against Epstein — who was accused of having sex with dozens of underage teen girls — in exchange for him pleading guilty to state charges of soliciting prostitution and soliciting a minor for prostitution. The infamous pedophile had been accused of recruiting dozens of underage girls into a sex-slave network....
  • I applaud @POTUS for nominating Alex Acosta to be Secretary of Labor

    02/19/2017 10:08:27 AM PST · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Ted Cruz Facebook & Twitter ^ | February 17, 2017 | Ted Cruz
    I applaud President Trump for nominating Alex Acosta to be Secretary of Labor. I've known Alex for over twenty years; he and I went to law school together, and he's a smart, principled conservative with a passion for justice. His record of service, inclusion, and accomplishment spans decades. Alex has served as a law clerk to Justice Samuel Alito, as a Board Member on the National Labor Relations Board, as the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and most recently as a pioneering law-school dean. His nomination to the Labor...
  • E-mail to Mr. Acosta

    01/12/2017 8:53:52 AM PST · by Hillbilly sage · 13 replies
    Hillbilly sage
    I wanted to share my e-mail in the hope that someone may get a smile from it. Mr. Acosta, I watched the entire Trump news conference and then have watched the segment, in which you star, five more times. As an original Tea Party member I certainly know the feeling of public disrespect and humiliation. For many years we have had to endure ridicule, mockery and outright lies from you and your stable-mates at the Clinton News Network brothel. For myself and millions of my fellow members, that slap across the snout of a pompous propaganda pig was priceless. The...
  • Spicer: 'Rude, inappropriate' CNN reporter owes Trump an apology

    01/12/2017 9:22:24 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 44 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | January 12, 2017
    Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday that CNN reporter Jim Acosta should apologize to President-elect Trump after Spicer said Acosta was "rude, inappropriate and disrespectful" during Trump's press conference... "I think Mr. Acosta owes the president-elect and frankly the entire press corps an apology for his childish and inappropriate behavior," Spicer told Fox News' "Tucker Carlson Tonight." Acosta repeatedly called on Trump to let him ask a question after the president-elect disparaged reports by CNN and BuzzFeed that Russian spies have collected compromising information about him. Trump refused to call on Acosta, at one point telling him...