CNN’s Jim Acosta decided to be obnoxious during a press briefing by Kellyanne Conway, but she put him in his place. She not only called him a smartass, she reminded him that many of his colleagues can’t stand him.
News Busters reports:
BOOM! Kellyanne Conway Nukes ‘Smart***’ Jim Acosta When He Delivers Low Blow
Speaking to reporters Tuesday afternoon on the West Lawn of the White House, near to where the networks have their cameras setup for live shots, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway demolished CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta for being a “smartass most of the time.”
This came in response to when, instead of continuing to ask questions about the President’s primetime address, Acosta went personal and attacked Conway by chiding how Trump doesn’t have an “alternative facts problem like you do.”
The 57-second tussle began when Acosta asked: “Kellyanne, can — can you promise that the President will tell the truth? Will he tell the truth?” Conway replied that he will and followed up by turning it around on Acosta, wondering if he too can “promise” to be truthful with his words.
Acosta stated he would, but Conway wanted to hear it again and, instead of moving on or doubling down, the CNN carnival barker went personal…
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