Published On: Fri, Nov 9th, 2018

CNN Accuses Sarah Sanders, White House Of Spreading Fake News With Doctored Video

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 22: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders conducts a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House August 22, 2018 in Washington, DC. On Tuesday President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen admitted in court that Mr. Trump directed him to break campaign finance laws by paying off two women who said they had sexual relationships with Mr. Trump at the same time that Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty of eight counts of tax and bank fraud. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Relations between CNN and the White House broke down even more on Thursday after White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted out a video that CNN says was doctored.

CNN and the White House are in a dust-up following an incident at the regularly-scheduled press conference on Wednesday. CNN reporter Jim Acosta, chief White House correspondent, engaged in a heated back-and-forth with the President, NBC News reports.

Trump called Acosta a “rude, terrible person” as a White House intern rushed up to strip the microphone out of Acosta’s hands.

The White House subsequently stripped Acosta’s press credentials. In a statement, Sarah Sanders said that Acosta was being barred from press events at the White House due to the fact that he put “his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a white House intern.”

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CNN Accuses Sarah Sanders, White House Of Spreading Fake News With Doctored Video