Donald Trump Viciously Attacks CNN Reporter Jim Acosta

Donald Trump Rips Into CNN's Jim Acosta: 'You Are A Rude, Terrible Person'

[VIDEO] Donald Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta Argue at Press Conference

"Here we go", Trump said to Acosta.

"If I can ask on the Russian investigation", Acosta urged.

"They're hundreds of miles away, that's not an invasion", Acosta said. When Acosta asked if Trump was "demonizing" immigrants with his rhetoric and controversial campaign ads, Trump suggested, "I think you should let me run the country". "It was true. Do you think they were actors?" You are rude, awful person.

'I consider it an invasion.

Speaking in the East Room of the White House, Mr Trump said his party had held off Democrats in key Senate races despite a "dramatic fundraising disadvantage" and "very hostile media coverage". You shouldn't be working for CNN, ' the president said to Acosta.

When Trump moved on to NBC's Peter Alexander, the reporter defended Acosta, calling the president's description of him "unfair".

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A combative President Trump on Wednesday angrily barked at reporters at a White House news conference - refusing to answer questions and ordering reporters to stop talking and sit down when they asked things he didn't like.

"You shouldn't treat people that way", Trump says.

When Acosta started to ask Trump about his comments calling a migrant group marching toward the southern U.S. border an "invasion", Trump said that's what he still considers it.

Acosta then stood again to push back against Trump, referencing the pipe bombs that were recently sent to CNN's offices. "You shouldn't treat people that way". "The way you treat Sarah Huckabee is awful", he said, referring to the White House press secretary.

"Well, I'm not a big fan of yours either", Trump said, as some people in the audience laughed.

"Sit down. I didn't call on you ... That's such a racist question", Trump said to Alcindor, who is black. "That's such a racist question".

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