CNN Will Win Its Lawsuit to Have Jim Acosta’s White House Press Pass Restored

(From Slate)

The entire incident that led to Acosta’s credentials being revoked—including the president’s direction that an intern seize the microphone—was the product of the president’s effort to silence Acosta after he had the temerity to ask questions about two topics Trump was intent upon avoiding: the veracity of Trump’s unsupported assertions during the campaign about an immigrant “caravan” that remains hundreds of miles from the U.S. border, and whether Robert Mueller is about to issue new indictments. In the terminology of First Amendment law, the president engaged in viewpoint discrimination.

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