Sanders added that the White House was suspending Acosta's press pass, which is a requirement for reporters to get access to the White House. We will not tolerate the inappropriate behavior clearly documented in this video.
Other reporters immediately pushed back on the allegation, noting with photographic and video evidence that at no point did Acosta "place his hands on a young woman".
In a tweet Mr Acosta says he was stopped by the Secret Service when he tried to re-enter the White House on Wednesday evening.
'I think you should let me run the country and you run CNN, ' he snapped.
She continued: "This conduct is absolutely unacceptable".
FOX y NBC dejan de transmitir video racista para campaña de Trump
Pero Trump ha hecho la correlación muchas veces, incluso durante su anuncio de junio de 2015, en Trump Tower , en el que se postulaba para presidente.
"Those are some of the people who decided for their own reason not to embrace - whether it's me or what we stand for", Trump told reporters. Later, via Twitter, she said that she has interviewed white nationalists who say they are more excited by Trump than they have been about other presidents. Sanders released a statement from the White House after the incident, stating, "President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration". Back in August, during a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump pointedly refused to take a question from Acosta, calling him Fake News.
Acosta persisted, saying: "They are hundreds of miles away".
However, she is unsuccessful as the reporter manages to keep hold of the microphone, telling her: "Pardon me, ma'am".
Trump said that if Democrats brought forth strong legislation on issues important to them such as the environment, infrastructure, and healthcare, then it was possible some Senate Republicans would help pass the legislation and Trump would then sign it. "Jim Acosta has our full support". You shouldn't be working for CNN.
Trump and Acosta have long have a contentious relationship as the CNN reporter often asks the president questions that seemed created to illicit a reaction from him.
"They are furious this blue wave was a blue tinkle", Levin said. "You shouldn't be working for CNN", Trump said. They way you treat Sarah Huckabee is awful and the way you treat other people are disgusting. He said he's damned by the press for having either too few, too many or just the right amount of press availabilities. "You and I have a difference of opinion", he said.