On Tuesday, Liberal media outlet CNN announced they had filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several members of his administration after CNN reporter Jim Acosta had his press credentials suspended on November 7.
CNN said that Presidents Trump’s actions were “widely mocked by journalists across the political spectrum,” however, reading through tweets, Facebook posts, and news feeds from other media outlets shows otherwise.
“While the suit is specific to CNN and Acosta, this could have happened to anyone,” the network said. “If left unchallenged, the actions of the White House would create a dangerous chilling effect for any journalist who covers our elected officials.”
“CNN filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration this morning in DC District Court,” the statement read. “It demands the return of the White House credentials of CNN’s Chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta. The wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta’s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process. We have asked this court for an immediate restraining order requiring the pass be returned to Jim, and will seek permanent relief as part of this process.”
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that they White will defend against the lawsuit.
Acosta denies that he touched the intern.