Donald Trump refused to take a question from CNN's Jim Acosta after trashing the network and calling it "fake news." The following heated exchange transpired between the two:
DONALD TRUMP: They had, 'Michael Cohen of the Trump Organization was in Prague. It turned out to be a different Michael Cohen. It's a disgrace what took place. It's a disgrace and I think they ought to apologize, to start with to Michael Cohen.
JIM ACOSTA, CNN: Mr. President-elect, since you are attacking our news organization --
TRUMP: No. Not you.
ACOSTA: Could you give us a chance, you're attacking our news organization, can you give us a chance to ask a question, sir?
TRUMP: Go ahead. be quiet.
ACOSTA: Mr. President-elect, can you state categorically --
TRUMP: Don't be rude.
ACOSTA: You're attacking us. Can you give us a question?
TRUMP: Don't be rude. I'm not going to give you a question. I am not going to give you a question. You are fake news. Go ahead.
CNN has released a statement on the BuzzFeed report:
Statement from CNN: pic.twitter.com/WttyOCxQxp— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) January 11, 2017