Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 30)
 

Acosta got his press pass back, but his media colleagues will pay the price

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Posted by    Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 7:35pm 11/18/2018 at 7:35pm
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On Friday, November 16, 2018, the federal District Court in D.C. granted a temporary restraining order compelling the White House to reinstate CNN’s Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” that gives him privileged access to the White House for press briefings and events.

As described in our coverage of the decision, there is no...

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Court orders White House to restore Jim Acosta’s press pass

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:30am 11/16/2018 at 10:30am
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Judge Timothy J. Kelly, a Trump appointee, has just ruled on the motion of Jim Acosta and CNN for a temporary restraining order restoring Acosta’s White House “hard pass”.

Based on reports from reporters in the media room, it appears that the Judge ruled that while the White House doesn’t have to...

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OANN Brief: Acosta’s “repeated, unprofessional conduct … has hindered our free press from functioning effectively during White House briefings”

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Posted by    Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:43am 11/16/2018 at 9:43am
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The Judge will rule today on the motion for a temporary restraining order filed by Jim Acosta and CNN.

While most of the media supports Acosta, One American News Network filed late on November 15, 2018, for permission to file an amicus brief (pdf.) (full embed at bottom of post) opposing...

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Jim Acosta and his media enablers are on the verge of creating law that will damage journalism

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Posted by    Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/15/2018 at 4:00pm

“Bad facts make bad law” is a common saying. What that means is that bad facts in a specific case can create legal precedent that is damaging to others, not just the bad actor in the case.

Nowhere is that more clear than in the pending motion by Jim Acosta and CNN,...

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Court adjourns without yet granting Jim Acosta and CNN the emergency injunction they requested

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:44pm 11/14/2018 at 5:44pm
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UPDATE: The Judge has postponed the decision from 3 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

A federal District Court Judge in D.C., Timothy Kelly, heard two hours of argument today on the motion for a temporary restraining order requested by CNN and Jim Acosta regarding his White House “hard pass”.

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Gov’t: Trump has discretion to limit Acosta access, particularly after “disrupting press proceedings”

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/14/2018 at 12:30pm
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On November 13, 2008, CNN and Jim Acosta filed in federal court in D.C. for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction seeking a court order overruling the White House decision to revoke Acosta’s “hard pass” — the press pass that provides Acosta with “regular and unescorted access to the White...

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Trump to nominate Neomi Rao to replace Brett Kavanaugh on D.C. Circuit

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 9:00pm 11/13/2018 at 9:00pm
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At a White House celebration of the Indian holiday Diwali, Trump indicated that the next day he would be nominating Neomi Rao to fill the seat vacated by Brett Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals:

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CNN sues Trump over suspension of Jim Acosta’s press pass after he got physical with White House intern

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 10:02am 11/13/2018 at 10:02am
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Remember, Hamas hides behind civilians and international media will try to cover it up

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Posted by    Monday, November 12, 2018 at 9:30pm 11/12/2018 at 9:30pm
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Seven Hamas military members were killed on November 11, 2018, when they got in a firefight with Israeli commandos on an intelligence gathering operation deep in the Gaza strip. Among the Hamas dead was tunnel commander Nur Barake.

One Israeli commando was killed.

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Former Hillary Adviser: “Hillary will run again”

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Posted by    Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 9:00pm 11/11/2018 at 9:00pm

You KNOW she wants it.

Her destiny was taken away from her by the Orange Man.

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Israeli Commandos Kill Hamas Tunnel Chief in Gaza

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Posted by    Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 4:46pm 11/11/2018 at 4:46pm

This is breaking news, and will be updated as more becomes known.

Israeli commandos apparently infiltrated the Gaza strip and assassinated Nur Barakah, a Hamas al-Qassam brigade senior commander in charge of attack tunnels.

The attack was confirmed by al-Qassam in a tweet:

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Elizabeth Warren exploits Florida recount to advance presidential ambitions

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Posted by    Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 10:00am 11/11/2018 at 10:00am
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Elizabeth Warren, having won reelection to the Senate easily, already is shifting into presidential campaign mode, though she is playing coy as to when she will formally announce.

Warren is trying to exploit the Florida recount, as Joe Battenfeld at The Boston Herald reports:

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Fired Oberlin College Prof. Joy Karega, who spread anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, sues for discrimination

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Posted by    Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/10/2018 at 1:00pm

Joy Karega is the former Oberlin College professor of social justice writing who caused enormous controversy when her anti-Semitic conspiracy theories she spread on Facebook were revealed.

We covered the story initially, on March 1, 2016, Oberlin anti-Semitic rant Prof hosting BDS event this week:

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It’s never over

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00pm 11/9/2018 at 10:00pm
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It’s never over.

During my time in private law practice, time and time again I saw cases that were lost converted into wins at the last second when the ‘winning’ attorney wasn’t paying attention.

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Tom Reed shelves “Extreme Ithaca Liberal” theme for future reelection bids (#NY23)

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Posted by    Friday, November 9, 2018 at 2:30pm 11/9/2018 at 2:30pm
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Despite a lot of political flim-flam from the Tracy Mitrano campaign, including misleading use of polls to suck over $1 million from area liberals based on the false hope that the race...

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White House pulls Jim Acosta’s press pass for physically blocking female intern from taking back microphone

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 9:08pm 11/7/2018 at 9:08pm
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We covered earlier today how CNN’s Jim Acosta refused to hand over a White House microphone when asked to do so, instead insisting on continuing to shout questions...

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Report: House Dems to go “All-In” on Impeaching Kavanaugh and Investigating Russia

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 7:30pm 11/7/2018 at 7:30pm
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For months Democrats and #TheResistance have been demanding impeachment not only of Trump, for supposed Russia collusion, but also Brett Kavanaugh for alleged perjury during his confirmation testimony.

Now that Democrats will control the House, and the House Judiciary Committee, are Democrats serious?

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