CNN's Jim Acosta Threatened With Ejection From Trump Presser After Tense Exchange

"I had to persist there and try to get that question asked."

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In the 167 days between Donald Trump‘s last press conference and today’s, little about his attitude has changed. Not his electoral victory, not his imminent ascension to the highest office in the land has altered the man who stood in front of the podium offering vague promises of great things ahead, referring to himself in third person, using his victory as justification for ignoring decades of precedent.

It was also business as usual vis-à-vis Trump’s adversarial attitude toward the press, or at least those members who have displeased him.

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