Nov 19, 2018 - Economy

CNN seeks emergency hearing over White House's Acosta threat

Jim Acosta and Trump at press briefing

President Trump and CNN reporter Jim Acosta in a heated exchange at a press conference on Nov. 7. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

CNN requested an emergency hearing in federal court on Monday after the White House sent its chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta a letter last week — signed by Sarah Sanders and Bill Shine — informing him that the administration intends to once again suspend his press pass at the end of the month.

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