President Trump Calls Jim Acosta 'Rude, Terrible Person' in Fiery Exchange

Nick Kangadis | November 7, 2018
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President Trump wasn't about to play CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta's games any longer. The president put Acosta in his place faster than a schoolmarm putting a dunce cap on a troublemaker.

Trump held a press conference to talk about the aftermath of the midterm elections that happened on Tuesday. Then, it was Acosta's turn to ask Trump a question. In his typically pestering fashion, Acosta had no interest in Trump's actual thoughts on issues. Instead, Acosta decided to tell Trump what he said in the lead-up to the midterms and then correct him using his own truth.

"One of the statements you [Trump] made in the tail end of the campaign, the midterms..." Acosta began before Trump interjected.

"Here we go," Trump interrupted.

"...that this caravan was an invasion," Acosta continued before attempting to enlighten Trump. "As you know Mr. President, the caravan was not an invasion. It's a group of migrants moving up from Central America towards the border with the U.S."

"Thank you for letting me know," Trump clapped back before Acosta finally got to the question.

"Why did you characterize it as such?" Acosta asked.

"Because I consider it an invasion," Trump responded. "You and I have a difference of opinion."

"But, do you think that you demonized immigrants in this election to try to keep..." Acosta said before Trump cut him off.

From there, the exchange between the two devolved, especially when Acosta wouldn't sit down after asking Trump his questions. That twerp always has "one more question."

Trump wasn't having any of it and promptly stalled the press conference while attempting to deal with the petulant Acosta.

That's when Trump laid the hammer down on Acosta.

"I tell you what," Trump began, "CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them. You are a rude, terrible person. You shouldn't be working for CNN."

You can watch the full exchange between Trump and Acosta below:


That's what happens when you act like a baby - you get put in the corner.