Washington Post Media Columnist Calls on CNN to Sue Trump For Suspending Acosta’s Press Pass

Posted on November 8, 2018 4:26 pm

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Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan urged CNN to sue President Donald Trump following the White House’s decision to suspend reporter Jim Acosta‘s press pass.

In an editorial published Thursday, Sullivan argued “words and walkouts aren’t enough” to respond the the administration’s punishment of the network’s chief White House correspondent, which it has defended with a possibly doctored video attempting to show Acosta acting aggressively toward an intern at a press conference.

Though Sullivan felt Acosta is sometimes “a grandstander who seems to thrive on conflict with President Trump and doesn’t always know when to stop his aggressive questioning,” she contended the White House went