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Jim Acosta @Acosta Washington, DC

CNN’s Chief WH Correspondent. Author of NYT Bestseller “The Enemy of the People.” Winner of NY Press Club “Truth to Power” award. I believe in #realnews

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February 23, 2016--Sen. Mitch McConnell on #SCOTUS nomination process: "The Senate will appropriately revisit the m… https://t.co/CsmpTyBpuB
Retweeted by Jim Acosta"To make life a little better for people less fortunate than you. That's what I think a meaningful life is. One liv… https://t.co/fehQBN7qIY
Retweeted by Jim Acosta"[Lincoln] was getting beaten a lot by Robert E Lee. They want to rip down his statue all over the place ... he wou… https://t.co/XEIOUkurW0
Retweeted by Jim AcostaAdding President Trump has said he would “love to pick Barrett but doubtful he will have senate support...votes,” r… https://t.co/rAPepVLcJF
Retweeted by Jim AcostaA source close to President Trump tells CNN’s Jim @Acosta, that before Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg pa… https://t.co/WFffMX9me5
Retweeted by Jim AcostaWH press sec declined to comment on whether Trump would seek to replace RBG right away, only saying WH wants tonigh… https://t.co/tObWVtZP1XTrump tells reporters after rally in MN that he didn’t know RBG has passed: “I didn’t know that... She led an amazi… https://t.co/VUqzdTu57THere’s what Lindsey Graham, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, had to say in 2018 about a possible presidential e… https://t.co/auTSOqATFp
Retweeted by Jim AcostaMcConnell: “President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate.” https://t.co/5xkQknekx4Flag has been lowered to half staff at WH after the passing of RBG https://t.co/fypSRn6knE
9/19
2020
CNN: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has diedNEW: Emails show top HHS official and Trump ally Michael Caputo intimidating CDC official https://t.co/FRGuDUVl1n https://t.co/cf0IWHOogt
Retweeted by Jim AcostaHello from Bemidji, MN, where thousands await @realDonaldTrump’s rally tonight. As has become the norm, no social d… https://t.co/dY5ebhgN1L
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump, touting his admin sending additional federal assistance to Puerto Rico: "I'm the best thing to happen to Pue… https://t.co/URAIqFpb8Yhard to believe Herman Cain’s account tweeted this https://t.co/3SnUzAG46G
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump claims at news conference there will be enough doses of COVID-19 vaccine for every American by April 2021.Media: @Acosta to @brikeilarcnn on the @CDCgov site and @HHSGov dictating guidelines. "In the last few minutes, the… https://t.co/8DHYg30Gax
Retweeted by Jim AcostaThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website has updated, yet again, guidelines for testing people w… https://t.co/DTh3Sm4l8tMost likely voters say President Trump is “encouraging election interference” (52%) rather than “making elections more safe” (39%).
Retweeted by Jim AcostaNPR/PBS Newshour/Marist national poll: Biden- 52% Trump- 43%
Retweeted by Jim Acosta“The move is likely an attempt to appeal to Puerto Rican voters who moved to the battleground state of Florida afte… https://t.co/hoq67gYLaX
Retweeted by Jim Acosta"In these difficult days in the life of our country...there is one thing that we all can do. And that is to demonst… https://t.co/FMwt73bVTw
Retweeted by Jim AcostaMassive line of voters in Fairfax, Virginia, on the FIRST DAY of in-person early voting. Some voters say they showe… https://t.co/02mAQk0AkA
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump administration announces $13 billion in additional aid to Puerto Rico https://t.co/a7izApK0TR (from @Acosta + me)
Retweeted by Jim AcostaBiden's response to Trump's questioning of the legitimacy of the election is to smile: "if the president had even r… https://t.co/iR05zU3DSr
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9/18
2020
Asked Trump about former VP aide Olivia Troye who criticized his handling of virus today. His response was a famili… https://t.co/MxA6GExhYYBlackburn is currently a co-sponsor of three different proposed constitutional amendments in the Senate https://t.co/suop3vBsox
Retweeted by Jim AcostaOur @CNN special events team has worked around the clock to get ready for a drive-in town hall with @JoeBiden. Don’… https://t.co/vt5xdHn18Q
Retweeted by Jim AcostaOlivia Troye, who was a homeland security adviser to VP Pence and his lead staffer on the Coronavirus Task Force, c… https://t.co/aneVgz2FX5
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump turning National Archives into another campaign prop, saying "the left has warped, distorted and defiled the… https://t.co/O9VyVIyKoy @LarrySabato @ratemyskyperoom Darn... I was hoping for a lower score.Pres Trump gearing up to attack 1619 in his speech today. He is expected to say, “Critical Race Theory, the 1619 Pr… https://t.co/IaY4FS2lN3
Retweeted by Jim AcostaVia @mkraju: SC Sen. Lindsey Graham demanded his opponent, Jaime Harrison, release his tax returns and the Democrat… https://t.co/guDEfBeV9b
Retweeted by Jim AcostaThank you for this truthful story about our #author #elijahcummings @HarperCollins @harperbookshttps://t.co/rI1STFm0Nu
Retweeted by Jim AcostaJUST IN: Cook Political Report moves Arizona from “toss up” to “lean Democrat” in presidential race https://t.co/sKljwE5Ssa
Retweeted by Jim AcostaJust another 2020 chyron. https://t.co/3JiMkviMWD
Retweeted by Jim AcostaWhile there’s no national lock down, Barr said: “You know, putting a national lock down, stay at home orders, is li… https://t.co/IYtjmjWH6K
Retweeted by Jim AcostaAttorney David Laufman, representing Major Adam DeMarco who blew the whistle on this: “there is nothing ‘routine’ a… https://t.co/42IP7lIAaKCNN has obtained documents reported by NPR that show D.C. National Guard was asked by military officer whether his… https://t.co/QZXkZSFfTZ
9/17
2020
Media: @Acosta to @wolfblitzer: "Instead of doing fact-checking after these news conferences you could almost do tr… https://t.co/mwNPsnFKQH
Retweeted by Jim Acosta @acosta "It would take you less time to pull out the true statements after a Trump press conference" than doing a fact check.
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump says “small number” of people and then says “one” person tested positive for covid at WH. Trump and the press… https://t.co/d8JjtujAMvTrump: Masks are a “mixed bag” because of the “touchiness.” (Health experts are pleading with Americans to wear masks)Trump also saying he spoke with Redfield about the CDC director’s comments on masks. Trump says a mask is “not more… https://t.co/XvfkQPkFtPThe President previously said he read the entire 480-page Woodward book on Monday night. Trump just said he read it Tuesday night, too.
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump contradicts Redfield on when vaccine will be widely available saying of the CDC director: “I think he made a… https://t.co/5Ea7i5oKEoTrump misleadingly claims Biden called police “the enemy.” Biden was specifically saying that when police roll into… https://t.co/v0ekXWwrKa
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump says if you "take the blue states out" US Covid deaths would be at a very low level.
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump accused Biden of having “anti-vaccine theories.” Biden said today he trusts the scientists but does not trust Trump on a vaccine.Biden, at news conference responds to Trump comments that former VP hasn’t kept promise on masks, whispers: "I’m no… https://t.co/O65esXXXhUCaputo statement: "After consultation with President Trump and Secretary Azar, I have decided to take a temporary m… https://t.co/qTbi3siTBUNew Quinnipiac Senate polls just out: MAINE: Gideon 54% Collins 42% SOUTH CAROLINA: Graham 48% Harrison 48% KENT… https://t.co/Z3VjuwCleF
Retweeted by Jim AcostaWH press secretary says she's "not here to talk about Joe Biden." But she has gone after Biden at previous briefing… https://t.co/gYQWTgXKY3HHS: Caputo has decided to take a leave of absence to focus on his health and the well-being of his family. Mr. Cap… https://t.co/KRPMqF5ctKDespite claims to the contrary, this is going to be a long haul https://t.co/DyJcOfjMKX
Retweeted by Jim AcostaDr. Robert Redfield, director of the CDC, said during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing that he thinks i… https://t.co/ClP76Zoo4X
Retweeted by Jim AcostaWhistleblower alleges high rate of hysterectomies and medical neglect at ICE facility https://t.co/xiwcCdeBEWTwitter has labeled this video retweeted by the President as “manipulated media.” The original video has Biden pla… https://t.co/YFYpHBpfC3
Retweeted by Jim Acosta.@realDonaldTrump on coronavirus during tonight’s @abcnews’s townhall: “I still say it, it’s going to disappear.”
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump talks about “herd mentality” when he means to say “herd immunity.” Earlier this month WH officials blamed the… https://t.co/k9icMJEYbd
9/16
2020
Text of the Bahrain-Israel agreement. No mention of annexation, no mention of Palestinian statehood. https://t.co/2cpCmy456z
Retweeted by Jim AcostaCNN has confirmed top HHS spokesman Michael Caputo apologized to staffers today. His status at HHS is uncertain at… https://t.co/iJy5XpyAZdJoe Biden spotted and waved to firefighters stationed on the tarmac as deplaned in Tampa, Florida for his first tri… https://t.co/3ZHjq8qwc8
Retweeted by Jim Acosta“Hello, it’s Navalny." Aleksei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader who is recovering in Berlin after being poi… https://t.co/dwaIhIfXMZ
Retweeted by Jim AcostaIn 175 years ....but now...... https://t.co/o3m22xqfpt
Retweeted by Jim AcostaSatellite images show that two important glaciers in the Antarctic are sustaining rapid damage at their most vulner… https://t.co/7F4IP0vN3Z
Retweeted by Jim AcostaFive days? Trump has been refusing to release his tax returns for more than five years. https://t.co/jniRK78PBT
9/15
2020
President Trump: "It'll start getting cooler. You just watch." Official: "I wish science agreed with you." Presi… https://t.co/P5cwkYoQ4Y
Retweeted by Jim AcostaComing up this hour with @BrookeBCNN: I’m very concerned about indoor rallies where thousands of people are gatheri… https://t.co/4eHaBx66p7
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump in CA for wildfires calls for better forest management, saying of fallen trees: "They become really like a ma… https://t.co/Wg3RRzDrt3On April 13, Trump tells Woodward that the virus is "so easily transmissible, you wouldn't believe it." Says someon… https://t.co/CV5Pmjzjf3
Retweeted by Jim AcostaWhat about everyone else? https://t.co/XExDwnbqOO
Retweeted by Jim AcostaTrump’s packed rally tonight. No social distancing and few masks https://t.co/Pn9ihBRjHl
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9/14
2020
Hail to the football team. https://t.co/3CCI4bnSYVCoronavirus deaths yesterday in the US: 698 versus Canada: 7, Germany: 2, and UK: 9 https://t.co/HqtdkiFvSs
9/13
2020
The odds of re-opening the Canada-US border by the end of the year seems like a long shot https://t.co/iziGAaMaqR
Retweeted by Jim Acosta911 dispatchers overwhelmed as QAnon fans spread fake claims about real fires in Oregon https://t.co/T2i0pKup1m https://t.co/w5rmuV3SVE
Retweeted by Jim AcostaThe Florida @ACLU legal director says of the ruling in the Florida felons case, it’s “unconstitutional, wrong, and… https://t.co/kf70FGZZul
Retweeted by Jim AcostaCOVID deaths in US yesterday: 1224 / In Canada yesterday: 0 https://t.co/HHO2rIRKO4GOP election lawyer says no evidence to support Trump's claim about mail-in voting fraud https://t.co/koLDHldhrf https://t.co/ChoDx2M8Xg @KFILE Praying for little Francesca and her parents too...“We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things not because they are easy but because they are… https://t.co/s1cvWxstMo
Retweeted by Jim AcostaThis is false. No independent arbiter “determined” this about Mueller. The DOJ IG said the Russia probe was opened… https://t.co/LWIEUFpurK
Retweeted by Jim AcostaCharlottesville taking down Confederate statue near the site of violent Unite the Right rally https://t.co/dhjfHJ0qqq
9/12
2020
Hartford Courant: Nora Dannehy, Connecticut prosecutor who was top aide to John Durham’s Trump-Russia investigation… https://t.co/pZsBnwlJcuTrump, speaking in the Oval Office about the deal between Bahrain and Israel to normalize relations: "The sand was… https://t.co/0jXGbHm1En
Retweeted by Jim AcostaDeployed 17 times, Sgt. Maj. Payne received the Medal of Honor moments ago at the @WhiteHouse. His courage is as co… https://t.co/tbzchp2X9V
Retweeted by Jim AcostaThank you for sharing this beautiful capture of the Towers of Light tribute #NeverForget911 #washingtonmonument https://t.co/dhOt2wlZPs
Retweeted by Jim AcostaNot sure the White House is aware, there is a 19th interview, frequently it was @realDonaldTrump calling… https://t.co/mMxtVAhQQB
Retweeted by Jim AcostaJoe Biden and Mike Pence exchange an elbow bump at 9/11 memorial in New York https://t.co/D3lUneroKwJim @Acosta asks folks at a Trump event why aren't they wearing masks... https://t.co/SaShh0HjpB
Retweeted by Jim AcostaFrom Trump's rally in Freeland, MI, last night: CNN's Jim Acosta: "Why are you not wearing your mask?" Rallygoer… https://t.co/4I38YPg43H
Retweeted by Jim AcostaDetroit Free Press: "President Donald Trump made wildly inaccurate claims at a rally outside Saginaw on Thursday n… https://t.co/0yDioQ1IeE
Retweeted by Jim AcostaWATCH: Trump Fans Give CNN's Jim Acosta Jaw-Dropping Reasons Why They're Not Wearing Masks at Packed Rally https://t.co/ftAebWGafX
Retweeted by Jim AcostaBiden, boarding his plane in Wilmington, came over to tell us:. “I’m not gonna make any news today. I’m not gonna t… https://t.co/2ORxH6TSNw
Retweeted by Jim AcostaGreat reporter kicked out of Trump rally for tweeting this photo. Stand up for Truth: RT the hell out of this. https://t.co/pgji2UtvzM
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9/11
2020
What? https://t.co/Ip0ExKBD54remarkable level of “if i die, i die” fatalism from older man @Acosta just interviewed at unmasked, non-socially-d… https://t.co/6tOTQMpuyv
Retweeted by Jim AcostaOutdoor gatherings in Michigan are limited to 100-250 depending on region. The Biden campaign strictly limited the… https://t.co/f4jBdYGU5j
Retweeted by Jim AcostaHey Jaden... I’m smiling too. 😊 https://t.co/8HZEdIDC91
9/10
2020

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