CNN announces it has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration, claiming that the revocation of Acosta's accreditation to the White House “would violate CNN and Acosta's first amendment rights to freedom of The Press »
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 ((rezonodwes.com)) – The US-based news channel Cable News Network (CNN) announced on Tuesday a lawsuit against the White House having withdrawn accreditation from journalist Jim Acosta last week
CNN officials demanded in Washington federal court the reinstatement of the accreditation of its chief correspondent at the White House who was at the center of a heated exchange with US President Donald Trump during a press conference at the White House.
For them the decision of the Trump administration undermines the Pre first amendment on freedom of expression because it was taken on the basis of the contents of the journalist's coverage of events.
“We can not accept that the White House is throwing people out just because it “
CNN also denounced President Trump's repeated attacks on the journalist and the institution.
For his part, The White House Journalists' Association once again indicated that it “strongly supports” CNN in this affair while asserting that the White House's reaction was disproportionate.