CNN says it is suing President Trump and top Trump aides, alleging they have violated CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press and Fifth Amendment rights to due process; requests court grant immediate return of Acosta’s press pass.
This morning, CNN filed a lawsuit against @realDonaldTrump and top aides. The White House has violated CNN and @Acosta‘s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press and Fifth Amendment rights to due process. Complaint: https://t.co/43oX6L8xA7 pic.twitter.com/RvJ0Cgh6oi— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) November 13, 2018
Here is CNN’s lawsuit against Trump challenging the revocation of Jim Acosta’s credentials (isn’t up in PACER yet) — it has three claims, under the First Amendment, Fifth Amendment (due process), and the Administrative Procedure Act (final agency action):
CNN sues @WhiteHouse so their rude selfish showboating reporter can get out of “time out” for his disrespectful treatment of intern and screaming at @realDonaldTrump If he has a “right” to be at WH then why can’t ANY reporter from any news source demand to be in press room?— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) November 13, 2018