Tuesday morning, CNN filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for revoking alleged reporter Jim Acosta’s White House press credentials, but fails to address the stated reason why Acosta’s credentials were yanked.
“When Acosta attempted to ask a follow-up question, President Trump refused totake it. A White House staffer then approached Acosta and attempted to grab the microphone.The staffer reached all the way across Acosta’s body, successfully latched onto the microphone, and physically attempted to remove it from Acosta’s right hand. Acosta held onto the microphone, stated “Pardon me, ma’am,” and continued to ask his question,” the court filing said.
Of course, that is not a full or fair representation of the events that transpired. Acosta placed his hands on a female White House intern in an attempt to physically stop her from taking the microphone, as directed by Trump.
“We stand by our decision to revoke this individual’s hard pass. We will not tolerate the inappropriate behavior clearly documented in this video,” said Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, attaching a video of the incident.
— Stephanie Grisham (@PressSec) November 8, 2018
Leftists attempted to protect Acosta by claiming that the video was “manipulated,” which was disputed by forensic experts. The inappropriate behavior to which Sanders was referring is obviously, at least in part, based on the fact that Acosta placed his hands on White House staffer.
The lawsuit claims that Acosta did not put his hands on the staffer.
“Defendants initially claimed that they revoked Acosta’s press pass because he’plac[ed] his hands’ on an intern,” it said. “That contention is not accurate.”
“The President himself has stated that the Acosta’s conduct was not ‘overly horrible’ and that Acosta’s credentials were actually suspended because he failed to “treat the White House with respect,'” the suit continues.
The official cause of action stated in the lawsuit is a violation of the First Amendment.
Fox News Considers Hiring Brother of Former Influential Obama Admin Official as CEO
Doubling down on their betrayal.
As Fox News’ television ratings continue to tank after betraying President Donald Trump and enforcing election fraud, they are looking at doubling down on their recipe for failure.
Fox News is reportedly considering the appointment of David Rhodes as their new CEO. David is the brother of Ben Rhodes, a former influential member of the Obama administration who regularly propagandizes against President Donald Trump and his supporters on social media.
Rhode is rumored to be a replacement option for Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott, who has presided over the network’s precipitous decline in recent months. The job of Fox News President Jay Wallace is also reportedly in danger as the network sinks far below its competitors in the ratings’ column.
Rhodes was formerly the president of CBS until 2019 where he was the youngest network news president in American history. He started working for News UK, the British division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, last year. It is speculated that Rhodes could be hired to bring in left-leaning and younger viewers, completing the network’s complete betrayal of their loyal conservative viewership.
It is also being reported that Murdoch, now 90 years of age, has been reasserting himself in the administration of Fox News. His son, Lachlan, was named heir apparent to Rupert but is badly mismanaging the former juggernaut that had previously dominated the American TV news market for nearly two decades.
According to Meaww, an unnamed Fox News insider said: “Rupert re-taking the reins is a sign of the gross mismanagement to date.”
Big League Politics has reported on the conservative exodus from Fox News after they led the election night chicanery that ultimately robbed Trump of the presidency:
Recent data from Nielsen shows that Fox News finished behind both CNN and MSNBC in ratings to open the month of January.
This is the first time in twenty-one years that that has happened, according to Daily Wire.
Nielsen’s ratings data shows that CNN finished number one among cable news networks with approximately 2.8 million viewers per day from January 4 through January 10, including 4.2 million in primetime.
MSNBC came in second with 2.3 million viewers per day and 3.8 million in primetime. And in third was Fox News with 1.7 million viewers per day and 3.2 million in primetime.
This is tough data for the conservative-leaning network. Over the past couple decades Fox has become accustomed to completely dominating the ratings, oftentimes receiving more viewership than CNN and MSNBC combined. Several factors contribute to the fall of Fox, including but not limited to:
- The death of Roger Ailes in 2017 and subsequent changes in network leadership
- Their disastrous Election Night coverage on November 3
- Donald Trump’s loss to Joe Biden
- An ostensible effort to distance themselves from Trump
- A real or perceived softening of their conservatism in general
- Trump’s public irritation with the network, to the point of telling people to migrate over to Newsmax and One America News Network (OANN)
Fox News brass hates President Trump and his MAGA movement so much that they are killing the golden goose due to their rage. The conservative swamp runs deeper than most could have imagined before Trump’s rise.
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