Breitbart News reports that CNN reporter Jim Acosta was shouted “CNN sucks” by a crowd at the CPAC convention.
The report said a group of people from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) ran into CNN reporter Jim Acosta at the convention when the crowd erupted in chants of “CNN sucks” and “fake news.
A few minutes earlier, David Marcus of The Federalist asked Acosta if he had any idea what he was talking about. Marcus asked Acosta if he would cover New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his involvement in multiple scandals.
Marcus said, “He’s killed 10,000 people and been accused of sexual assault, and you want to talk about Ted Cruz.”
Acosta replied, “We’re covering it, I don’t know what you’re talking about.” .
Marcus said, “You guys don’t.”
“All right. Well, we’ll each keep our opinions to ourselves.” Acosta said.
“Who reserved their opinion with you each. You guys didn’t cover Cuomo.” Marcus replied.
WATCH: A crowd at CPAC surrounds CNN’s Jim Acosta and chants “CNN sucks!” pic.twitter.com/fgxsPlCz42
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At the end of their exchange, the crowd ended up chanting “CNN sucks!”
Eventually, Acosta emerged from the crowd to do a street interview with one of the CPAC attendees.
At President Trump‘s October rally, which also featured people chanting “CNN sucks!” Acosta’s critics fired back, saying, “You know what also sucks? Having a coronavirus.”