CNN’s Jim Acosta recently unleashed his frustrations saying that the White House isn’t being transparent enough. His boiling point came after an alleged White House decision to ban TV camera’s from what Acosta says are “normal” press briefings.
Acosta tweeted out several messages on Thursday stating that he was off work but still had to report what the White House was doing:
Acosta continued to tweet out about how while ‘pen and pad’ gaggles are normal, refusal of cameras “is different.” Acosta continued tweeted nearly every minute:
Acosta has been an extremely vocal critic of the Trump administration, but recently he became an embarrassment for not fact checking his sources before reporting a story. Acosta also criticized the White House for holding an off-camera briefing on Monday. While Acosta sees this as wrong, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer shed some light on the events.
According to Spicer, the White House avoided cameras because Trump was set to make a physical appearance and “there are days when we decide that the president’s voice should be the one who speaks for the administration.”
Trump is still figuring out his very messed up relationship with the media and it doesn’t help each time he calls a news outlet ‘fake news.’ This lacking relationship is partially why Donald Trump turns to Twitter to get his opinions across.
Credit: The Hill