Jim Acosta Hesitates to Say the Vulgar Word Emblazoned on CNN Chyron

Washington Free Beacon | 1/11/2018 | Charles Russell
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BY: Charles Russell

CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta on Thursday hesitated to say "shithole" even as it was written on the channel's chyron directly below him on screen.

White - House - Response - Washington - Post

Reporting on the White House's response to a Washington Post report that President Donald Trump referred to some immigrants being from "shithole countries" in an Oval Office meeting Thursday, Acosta had trouble using the word reported. He stopped short at first saying "S-Hole" before saying "shithole."

"The President is referring to Haiti and countries in Africa as being, and I notice you, Wolf, hesitated to use that word. I hesitate to use it myself—as an S-Hole or a shithole is the word that the Washington Post is quoting the president as saying," Acosta said.

Acosta - Trump - Problem - Area - Race

Acosta said he does not want to "dance around" Trump's "problem" in the area of race relations, and he expressed pain at saying the word Trump...
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