- The Washington Times - Monday, April 2, 2018

President Trump’s re-election campaign manager is calling for CNN’s Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta to be suspended after he shouted questions about immigration at the president as he interacted with children during the White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday.

Brad Parscale tweeted an article from The Daily Caller that said Mr. Acosta “began yelling at” Mr. Trump after he joined first lady Melania Trump and his son Barron at a coloring table with about a dozen other children.

“Mr. President, what about the DACA kids? Should they worry about what’s going to happen to them, sir?” Mr. Acosta shouted from the press pool, referring to the the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects immigrants who came to the country illegally as children.

“The Democrats have really let them down,” Mr. Trump responded. “They really let them down. It’s a shame. A lot of people have taken advantage of DACA. It’s a shame.”

“Didn’t you kill DACA, sir?” Mr. Acosta retorted. “Didn’t you kill DACA?”

Mr. Parscale said in his tweet that Mr. Acosta should have his credentials pulled for “breaking protocol.”

Mr. Acosta fired back, writing, “Just doing my job.. which is protected by the First Amendment of The Constitution. You might want to give it a read.”


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