Verbal conflict arose at a White House briefing today. A CNN reporter, Jim Acosta, was called “ignorant” and “foolish” by Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump’s nationalist adviser and speech writer. Miller, who is Jewish, is the architect of Trump’s plan to cut legal immigration in half.
CNN’s Acosta, whose roots lie outside the U.S. in Cuba, accused President Trump of being a racist for proposing an immigration plan that requires immigrants to speak English.
This is probably the most widely covered story today.
Heavy offers 5 Fast Facts about Acosta. In short, Acosta is a troublemaker.