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The White House has revoked CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta's "hard pass" press credential until further notice following Wednesday's heated press conference between President Trump and Acosta, among other network reporters.

The details: Trump called Acosta "a rude, terrible person" after Acosta asked about his rhetoric regarding the migrant caravan and the Russia investigation. In a statement, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Acosta placed his hand on a young White House intern trying to take the microphone away from him.

What they're saying

Sarah Sanders: "The fact that CNN is proud of the way their employee behaved is not only disgusting, it is an example of their outrageous disregard for everyone, including young women, who work in this administration."

Jim Acosta: "This is a lie." he wrote on Twitter in response to Sanders' statement.

CNN: "This unprecedented decision is a threat to our democracy and the country deserves better. Jim Acosta has our full support."

White House Correspondent's Association: The WHCA "strongly objects to the Trump Administration’s decision to use US Secret Service security credentials as a tool to punish a reporter with whom it has a difficult relationship. Revoking access to the White House complex is a reaction out of line to the purported offense and is unacceptable... We urge the White House to immediately reverse this weak and misguided action."

The bottom line: Watch the moment in question below.

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In photos: D.C. and U.S. states on alert for pre-inauguration violence

National Guard troops stand behind security fencing with the dome of the U.S. Capitol Building behind them, on Jan. 16. Photo: Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

Security has been stepped up in Washington, D.C., and state capitols across the U.S. as authorities brace for potential violence this weekend.

Driving the news: Following the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by some supporters of President Trump, the FBI has said there could be armed protests in D.C. and in all 50 state capitols in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration Wednesday.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

Lou Correa. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.