Trump torches CNN's Jim Acosta: You are fake news, I'm not giving you a question

On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump refused to take a question from CNN's Jim Acosta. Trump attacked the network, calling it "fake news."

Trump: They had, 'Michael Cohen of the Trump Organization was in Prague. It turned out to be a different Michael Cohen. It's a disgrace what took place. It's a disgrace and I think they ought to apologize, to start with to Michael Cohen.

Acosta: Mr. President-elect, since you are attacking our news organization --

Trump: No. Not you.

Acosta: Could you give us a chance, you're attacking our news organization, can you give us a chance to ask a question, sir?

Trump: Go ahead. be quiet.

Acosta: Mr. President-elect, can you state categorically --

Trump: Don't be rude.

Acosta: You're attacking us. Can you give us a question?

Trump: Don't be rude. I'm not going to give you a question. I am not going to give you a question. You are fake news. Go ahead.

Dan Butcher

Dan Butcher is the editor and publisher of High Plains Pundit. Dan is also the host of the popular High Plains Pundit Podcast.

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