CNN’s Jim Acosta Mocks Sarah Sanders, Calls Trump ‘dishonest, deceptive’

During a CNN event Monday in New York, the network's chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta slammed President Trump and mocked Press Secretary Sarah Sanders’ briefings.

Acosta was part of Citizen by CNN, where he had a spot on a panel discussion and was asked about Trump and his press secretary. 

“I wouldn’t put productive and a Sarah Sanders briefing in the same sentence,” he said when asked if it’s more productive to hear from the press secretary or from Trump directly.

Acosta also expressed his worries over covering the Trump administration. 

“Many of us didn’t expect Trump to win and it sort of turned the beat upside down,” he said. “We need security wherever we go, covering these rallies… you are under attack by the press office of the White House... you sort of have to rise above that and keep plowing through and do your job."

He later touched on calling out Trump's inaccurate statements and said the President was a “dishonest, deceptive person who built his political career on lies."

Earlier this year, Trump kicked the Acosta out of the Oval Office after he badgered the president with racially charged questions. 

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