White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest just knew that someone would ask about the New England Patriots DeflateGate scandal at today's briefing and he had the perfect line ready to go when CNN's Jim Acosta obliged.
Said Barack Obama, responding to one part of a 2-part question from CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta at a press conference yesterday. The part of the question he answered was: "Are you running out of time? How much time...Show More Summary
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says the results of the midterms should not be seen as a protest vote against President Obama's failures. “Is today a referendum on the president?” asked CNN’s Jim Acosta during the press briefing. Show More Summary
Monday night on CNN’s “OutFront with Erin Burnett,” Burnett asked CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta why the Obama administration’s new Ebola czar, Ron Klain, has been conspicuously silent on recent disease-related issues like quarantines. Show More Summary
As news spread of the United States led attack on ISIS positions in Syria Monday night, a photo was posted showing the White House has added a new layer of security: Portable bike fencing. Photo by Jim Acosta, CNN. The … Continue reading ?
During today's White House briefing, CNN's Jim Acosta put Josh Earnest on the spot and basically asked him exactly how much President Obama regrets that "no strategy" line about ISIS in Syria.
CNN's Jim Acosta ran to the Obama administration's defense in a Monday post on Twitter. Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary under President George W. Bush, replied to Acosta's previous Tweet reporting that Vice President...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) In January, Barack Obama infamously referred to ISIS as a bunch of “jayvees.” During White House spokesman Josh Earnest’s briefing yesterday, Jim Acosta of CNN indulged in a bit of snark: Let me ask you about something...Show More Summary
Earlier this year President Obama commented on al-Qaeda groups, saying that just because a JV team wears Lakers uniforms, "that doesn't make them Kobe." Well, given the current crisis in Iraq with ISIS, today CNN's Jim Acosta asked White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today if they've decided ISIS is no longer a JV team.
Friday at the press briefing, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta pressed White House press secretary Josh Earnest on the notion of President Barack Obama bombing ISIS in Iraq means the organization is no longer a "JV" team. Show More Summary
Immediately before President Barack Obama’s news conference at the U.S. State Department on Wednesday during “The Situation Room,” CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta previewed the conference and what he would be covering....Show More Summary
At the Tuesday White House briefing, CNN's senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta grilled White House press secretary Josh Earnest over the lost emails related to IRS official Lois Lerner asking, "Doesn't it sound like the dog ate...Show More Summary
During today's White House briefing, CNN's Jim Acosta expressed skepticism over the IRS's excuse for the loss of thousands of emails. "Doesn't that sound like the dog ate my homework," Acosta asked incredulously, regarding the notion that crashed hard drives were to blame. Show More Summary
Josh Earnest once again faced some tough questioning from reporters on his second day as White House press secretary Tuesday, this time about missing emails tied to the IRS targeting scandal. CNN's Jim Acosta confronted Earnest about the lack of evidence, which to him sounded like "the dog ate my homework" excuse.
National Security Advisor Susan Rice is standing behind controversial remarks in which she said Bowe Bergdahl served with “honor and distinction” in Afghanistan. Speaking to CNN’s Jim Acosta Friday morning (June 6th) at the 70th Anniversary celebration of D-Day in Normandy, France, Rice acknowledged that there has been significant controversy over the remarks, Politico reports:
Joining President Barack Obama in France to mark the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, National Security Advisor Susan Rice was cornered by CNN reporter Jim Acosta and asked to explain her claim that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl served...Show More Summary
On Friday's New Day on CNN, correspondent Jim Acosta showed a portion of a pre-recorded interview with Obama administration National Security Advisor Susan Rice in which Acosta pressed her to correct her assertion that former hostage...Show More Summary
CNN's Jim Acosta reported Thursday morning that the Obama administration had anticipated some controversy surrounding the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, but did not expect the intense backlash that has occurred in the past few days, especially not the criticism of Bergdahl's parents.
The big question is, how does this administration have any credibility left? Can you imagine the response had any of Bush’s press secretaries tried this? (Real Clear Politics) JIM ACOSTA, CNN: When was the president first made awareShow More Summary
From CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta Washington (CNN) – Kathryn Ruemmler, the top White House lawyer who became a key adviser to President Barack Obama, will leave her post in May, a White House official said on Monday. Ruemmler will return to private practice after her time serving Obama. She has advised the […]