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CNN Sues White House to Reverse Jim Acosta Press Pass Suspension | THR News

The feud continues between the media and the White House with CNN filing a suit Tuesday to reverse the Trump administration’s decision to suspend chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” which grants access to the building. A statement issued by the network read, in part, CNN continued: “We have asked this court for an immediate restraining order requiring...

Man Makes 40 Harassing & Death Threat Calls to CNN, Booked on Numerous Charges | THR News

– An Arkansas man has been arrested on suspicion of making 40 calls to CNN in which he allegedly harassed the network and made death threats against at least one reporter. 39 year old Benjamin Craig Matthews was arrested Wednesday and booked on numerous charges, including multiple counts of felony terroristic threatening and multiple counts of misdemeanor harassing communications, according...

Donald Trump Writes Letter to CNN for “Highly Biased” News | THR News

– Donald Trump has sent CNN a four-page letter that pledges legal action for quote, “highly biased news.” The missive from Trump attorney Charles Harder references recent videos from Project Veritas purporting to have a CNN whistleblower discussing direction from the cable news network’s president Jeff Zucker. Harder writes, “Your own employees appear to state “that CNN is focused on...

Judge Grants CNN’s Motion, Temporarily Returns Jim Acosta’s White House Press Pass | THR News

On Friday morning District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly granted a motion made by CNN and White House reporter Jim Acosta, temporarily returning the reporter’s suspended press pass while the case proceeds. The network filed suit against the Trump administration on Tuesday and motioned for a temporary restraining order that would “preserve the status quo” and return Acosta’s pass, which...