Judge: White House Must Return CNN’s Jim Acosta’s Credential

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision following a hearing.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered “irreparable harm” from the decision to bar him. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of President Donald Trump, announced his decision following a hearing. The judge said Acosta’s credentials would be returned immediately and reactivated to allow him access to the White House. CNN had…

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