Television footage showed that Acosta and the intern made brief, benign contact — “Pardon me, maam,” the correspondent said — as she tried to take a microphone away from him at Trumps behest.

Trump's new aggression is forcing the world to change once again

Did the White House published a doctored video?

The White House banned CNN journalist Jim Acosta from the press room claiming he placed his hands on an intern – and published a video it said proves it. But there are mounting suspicions that the video was manipulated.

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“The fact that the White House press secretary is promoting this doctored video is reprehensible, and grounds for dismissal,” Stephen Colbert said.

McCain refused to accept it was a White House intern, not Jim Acosta, who committed battery

White House video showing reporter row ‘doctored’

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Jimmy Kimmel on the Sarah Sanders doctored video: 'She should be fired for that'

Kimmel slammed the doctored video of CNN's Jim Acosta and a White House intern, which was posted by the Trump administration and originated from Infowars.

Why Sarah Huckabee Sanders Can’t Be Sued for Her Acosta Lie

Sarah Huckabee Sanders told a whopper about CNN correspondent Jim Acosta on Wednesday, accusing him of “placing his hands on” a White House intern during a press conference. That didn’t happen. The video of the incident shows it was the intern who tried to grab the microphone from Acosta’s hands while

The Acosta affair: An unpopular opinion

Both President Trump and the media are playing a game, writes Newsnight's Emily Maitlis in Washington.

FACT CHECK: Did This Video Show Obama Kicking a Reporter Out of a Press Conference?

Social media users engaged in another round of whataboutism by claiming (falsely) that a video showed President Obama kicking a reporter out of a press conference.