And James asked how the media can deal with a President that will lie to them. He asked Trump why he has characterised it as an invasion.
'I think you should let me run the country and you run CNN, ' he snapped.
When Acosta tried to ask a further question about the Russian Federation investigation, Trump said "that's enough".
'CNN should be ashamed of itself having you work for them.
'You are a very rude person, ' Trump told him. "History will not be kind to you", CNN Matt's Dornic, vice president of communications and digital partnerships, wrote on Twitter Thursday. The way you treat [White House press secretary] Sarah Huckabee [Sanders] and other people is terrible. "You shouldn't treat people that way".
Mr Alexander came to his colleague's defence. "He's a diligent reporter who busts his butt like the rest of us".
Trump has skipped the traditional presidential appearance at the White House Correspondents Association dinner the past two years, and media organisations have been hard-pressed to respond to the attacks.
"We stand by our decision to revoke this individual's hard pass".
Following a lengthy back-and-forth, a White House intern tried to take the microphone from Acosta, who held onto it. "Pardon me, ma'am", Acosta said in the original video, though the audio was stripped from the edited version. The White House ought to be more careful, and the administration certainly shouldn't banish reporters for being critical.
During the news conference, Trump also turned on reporter Yamiche Alcindor of PBS' "NewsHour". You have nationalists. You have globalists.
Fake Elon Musk scam spreads after accounts hacked
A similar scan was detected in March of this year when Musk's name was used on fake Twitter accounts to ask for Bitcoin. Meanwhile, Matalan has also regained control of its account, telling users : "Apologies for the brief interlude".
Muslim women elected to US Congress for the first time
Republicans who charge that the Democratic Party has departed from its pro-Israel bona fides point to Tlaib and Omar as proof. Tlaib explicitly supports the destruction of the Jewish state of Israel and its replacement of a unitary Palestinian state.
Democrats win House control
In south Florida , former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala defeated Republican Maria Elvira Salazar. The Democrats benefited from extraordinary voter enthusiasm, robust fundraising and unusually fresh candidates.
Trump frames midterms as ‘tremendous success’
The GOP's successes were fueled by a coalition that's decidedly older, whiter, more male and less likely to have college degrees. More women than ever were running, along with veterans and minorities, many of them motivated by revulsion over Trump.