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

2 weeks 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?

4 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.

Rudy Giuliani: I Received Death Threats In Wake Of Obama Comments

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Saturday that he had received death threats in the wake of his now infamous comments about President Barack Obama. Giuliani spoke over the phone with CNN reporter Jim Acosta, who relayed the conversation on Anderson Cooper 360. Show More Summary

Rudy Giuliani: ‘I’m Getting Death Threats’ Over Obama Comments

Rudy Giuliani has received many calls this week, including death threats, the former mayor New York told CNN on Friday. In an interview with CNN’s Jim Acosta, Giuliani claimed he has received multiple death threats in the wake of his controversial comments about President Obama earlier this week. Show More Summary

Giuliani Says He’s Getting Death Threats

Rudy Giuliani says he’s getting death threats after his comments about how President Obama doesn’t love America. He spoke with CNN’s Jim Acosta. Giuliani, of course, said earlier this week that he doesn’t think Obama loves this country because he criticizes it so much, has a different worldview than past presidents, and rarely talks about [...]

Giuliani Tells CNN He’s Getting Death Threats over Obama Comments

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN reporter Jim Acosta spoke with Rudy Giuliani over the phone earlier today and told Anderson Cooper that the former New York mayor claimed he’s been getting death threats after his controversial remarks about whether President Obama loves America. Giuliani, of course, said earlier this week that he doesn’t think Obama loves this country because [...]

CNN’s Acosta: Obama’s AUMF to Fight ISIS Like a ‘Liberal Bumper Sticker’ from His Campaigns

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta on Wednesday compared President Barack Obama's request for the authorization of military force (AUMF) against ISIS to a "liberal bumper sticker."

Josh Earnest Zings Tom Brady During White House Press Briefing

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

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.

"I am going to squeeze every last little bit of opportunity to help make this world a better place over these last two years."

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: Midterm Elections Not a Referendum on the President

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

CNN: White House Keeping Ebola Czar 'Behind the Curtains'

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

FLASH: White House Beefs Up Security – Adds Bike Fence

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 ?

CNN’s Acosta to Earnest: How Much Does Obama Regret That ‘No Strategy’ Line?

11 months agoNews : Mediaite

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 Acosta Touts Iraq Supposedly Being A 'Big Part of Biden's Portfolio'

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

They’re Not the Jayvees Anymore…

(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

CNN’s Acosta to Earnest: Does Obama Not Still Think ISIS Is ‘Jayvee Team’?

12 months agoNews : Mediaite

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.

Reporter Asks White House if ISIS 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

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