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Did Obama change Cuba?

When President Obama made his historic visit to Cuba last month, the US media followed. At a joint press conference on March 21 with Cuban president Raúl Castro, Obama called on CNN’s Jim Acosta, who asked the Cuban leader if he would be willing to release political prisoners. A flustered Castro sputtered and demanded a list of those imprisoned. Obama...

CNN’s Jim Acosta ‘Pre-Answers’ Potential Objections to Obama Staying in Cuba

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN's Jim Acosta, reporting on the president's historic visit to Havana, preemptively answered objections that President Barack Obama was not altering his itinerary — remaining in Cuba and continuing on to Argentina — in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium Tuesday morning.

Raúl Castro had a testy response after a reporter confronted him about Cuba's political prisoners

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta had a tense exchange with Cuban President Raúl Castro on Monday over political prisoners in Cuba. At a press conference, Acosta asked Castro about whether Cuba would release its political prisoners. Show More Summary

On CNN, Stuart Stevens Says Trump "Is Running As George Wallace," And "Exalting In This Thugocracy"

From the March 11 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360: JIM ACOSTA (HOST): Stuart, let me start with you, because David Gergen is here, and says he thinks this is the type of thing that could derail the Trump campaign or hurt it. But, you could also make the counter argument, that Donald Trump is running in a Republican primary. Show More Summary

Trump on the Crowd Melees

The big takeaway from Donald Trump's press conference tonight was his push for Marco Rubio to get out of the race. But the most interesting part of the night was when CNN's Jim Acosta asked him if was going to take responsibility for...Show More Summary

Trump Gets Snippy with Reporter Confronting Him About His ‘Manhood’ Bragging

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Donald Trump got a little testy with CNN reporter Jim Acosta after he confronted him at his presser tonight over whether bragging about his "manhood" is presidential.

Secret Service Agent Roughs Up Journalist Reporting At A Donald Trump Rally

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A Secret Service agent slammed down Time magazine photographer Christopher Morris at a Donald Trump rally Monday in Radford, Virginia, after the journalist tried to cover a protest.  Morris told CNN's Jim Acosta that he stepped about...Show More Summary

Happy Nice Thoughts Early NV Caucus Results Open Thread

CNN projects Hillary Clinton wins the Nevada Caucuses, edging Sen. Bernie Sanders — Jim Acosta (@Acosta) February 20, 2016 The NYTimes has unlocked its Upshot interactive post “Who’s Really Ahead in Nevada?”. As of 5:45pm EST, they’re estimating HRClinton up by 6. Let’s keep it positive, for the moment… Anyone want to write one of […]

Traditions Republicans suddenly remember

AKA Lies. Dear Jim @Acosta: Grassley is lying. He voted to confirm Anthony Kennedy in 1988. Thanks, Jonathan Singer pic.twitter.com/uLdYDrYv5t — Jonathan Singer (@jonathanhsinger) February 14, 2016 Christ, what a grasshole. As to what I think Obama should do (since you’re all dying to know), I think he should announce that he’ll nominate the person […]

The Force Awakens — in the White House briefing room

This just happened. @PressSec poses with storm troopers pic.twitter.com/IiFnzJVF21 — Jim Acosta (@Acosta) December 18, 2015 President Obama had a lot of important topics to discuss in his final news conference of the year Friday. But there was one overriding matter. "Clearly, this is not the most important event that's taking place in the White […]

Memo to GOP: Bush’s only regret was his tough talk on terror

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

In the aftermath of the bloody attacks in Paris, conservatives are hopping mad that President Obama isn't mad enough. During Obama's G20 press conference, an incredulous CNN's Jim Acosta asked, "Why can't we take out these bastards?"...Show More Summary

Russia Explains To Clueless US Public Why Obama Can't Defeat ISIS

Earlier this week, CNN’s senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta asked President Obama the following question at a press briefing: "A lot of Americans have this frustration that they see the United States has the greatest military in the world, it has the backing of nearly every other country in the world when it comes to taking on ISIS. Show More Summary

'Shoot First and Aim Later' -- What Is Obama Talking About?

Yesterday, in the midst of his condescending defense of his manifestly failed ISIS strategy, President Obama said something particularly galling. Responding to CNN’s Jim Acosta, who bluntly asked, “Why can’t we take out these bastards?”...Show More Summary

Paris a ‘Sickening Setback’ for Obama

“Why can’t we take out these bastards?” CNN’s Jim Acosta bluntly asked President Obama at a Monday press conference at the Group of 20 summit in Turkey. “These bastards,” of

Were CNN’s Acosta, Fox’s Hemmer Right to Go After President So Passionately on ISIS Strategy?

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Jim Acosta, Bill Hemmer: A correspondent and a news anchor who don't make the pages of Mediaite all that much. That's not a criticism, of course, as our stories invariably focus on the opinion side of the cable news house. For those not in the know, Accosta is CNN's Senior White House Correspondent.

Yes, Obama Does Have an Anti-ISIS Plan "to Take Out These Bastards"

At a Monday press conference at the G20 meeting in Turkey, President Barack Obama was repeatedly asked by American reporters a version of this question: What are you doing to defeat ISIS? CNN's Jim Acosta put it in these Twitterish terms:...Show More Summary

Calls for Boots on the Ground, Immigration Restrictions, and Expanded Surveillance Powers Are Coming in Response to Friday’s Terrorist Attack in Paris

6 months agoNews : Reason

CNN’s Jim Acosta captured the prevailing mood in the corridors of political power today when he asked President Obama about America’s willingness to step up attacks on ISIS following the terrorist attacks in Paris last Friday.  “I think...Show More Summary

CNN’s Jim Acosta Grills Obama on ISIS: ‘Why Can’t We Take Out These Bastards?’

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

During a Monday press conference in Turkey, President Barack Obama was grilled by CNN's Jim Acosta about his previous statements downplaying ISIS and why the United States couldn't kill the "bastards."

CNN Reporter Asks Obama: 'Why Can't We Take Out These Bastards?'

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta took an unusually blunt approach Monday in questioning President Barack Obama about why the United States has not destroyed the Islamic State, the militant group also known as ISIS or Daesh. "A...Show More Summary

CNN's Acosta Gushes Over Biden's 'Fitting Sign-Off' in Deciding Not to Run

CNN's Jim Acosta sang Vice President Joe Biden's praises on Wednesday's Legal View, mere moments after the Democrat announced that he was not running for president: "It was extraordinary political theater to be out here...it was unbelievable to see us all called together at the very last minute to witness what we just saw. Show More Summary

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