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The Force Awakens — in the White House briefing room

This just happened. @PressSec poses with storm troopers — 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

3 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?

3 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

3 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?’

3 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?'

3 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 was unbelievable to see us all called together at the very last minute to witness what we just saw. Show More Summary

Colbert Mocks CNN’s ‘Up-To-The-Minute Fan Fiction’ About the Democratic Debate – WATCH

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

CNN’s Senior White House Correspondent Jim Acosta is giddy about the extra podium at tonight’s Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, just in case Joe Biden shows up. Last night, Stephen Colbert raked CNN’s “up-to-the-mi… The post Colbert Mocks CNN’s ‘Up-To-The-Minute Fan Fiction’ About the Democratic Debate – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Jim Acosta Grills Trump Spox on ‘White Power’ Rally Shouts

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Jim Acosta grilled Donald Trump's campaign manager about whether they were concerned for their connection to the beating of a Mexican in Boston, and to the shouts of "white power" heard at his rally in Mobile.

‘Read My Lips': Carson Gets Testy on CNN over Drones at Border Comments

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Ben Carson recently made some comments about using drones at the Mexican border and got a little testy this morning when CNN's Jim Acosta asked him about it.

Carson Demands ‘Responsible Media’ Cover Illegal Immigration Correctly

During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union Sunday, Ben Carson scolded members of the media for distorting his views on illegal immigration. Speaking to fill-in host Jim Acosta, the Republican presidential candidate argued that “[a]t some point I hope we have some responsible media which actually focuses on the problem.”

CNN’s Acosta Defends Major Garrett: ‘Slamming Reporters’ Won’t Solve Obama Deal’s ‘Weakness’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta defended CBS reporter Major Garrett from criticism he's received for his pointed questioning of President Obama.

CNN's Acosta Tosses Softball to Obama Over His 'Best Week Ever'

On Tuesday, CNN's Jim Acosta asked President Obama about "what some people are calling 'your best week ever.'" Acosta played up that "you had two Supreme Court decisions supportive of the Affordable Care Act and of gay rights. You also...Show More Summary

Dianne Feinstein On Netanyahu: 'I Wish That He Would Contain Himself'

Senator Dianne Feinstein was asked by CNN's Jim Acosta on State Of The Union this morning to respond to Bibi Netanyahu's complaints against the US/Iran nuclear deal. She responded by supporting the agreement, saying that they still have...Show More Summary

CNN’s Jim Acosta to Netanyahu: Do You Trust Obama?

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

State of the Union guest host Jim Acosta touched on what is universally agreed to be a contentious relationship between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday morning, asking if Bibi "trusted" Obama in his negotiations with Iran over the latter's nuclear program.

CNN's Acosta Uncritically Parrots Obama Spin Re: 47 GOP Senators' Open Letter to Iran

Filing his report from the North Lawn of the White House on Monday's Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN's Jim Acosta uncritically parroted President Obama's falsehood regarding 47 Republican senators' open letter to the government of Iran.

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