CNN's Acosta to President Trump: After I Finish My Question, Pick A Female Reporter


CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta gets into a tense exchange with President Trump over the allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Here's what happened:

JIM ACOSTA, CNN: Thank you very much. If you don't mind, after I'm finished, if Wegener (ph), or Halley (ph), or -- or Vivian (ph) or one of our female colleagues could go after me, that would be great. Mr. President, just to follow-up on these allegations against Brett Kavanaugh...

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP: What -- what does he mean by that? Explain. What -- what does -- what does that mean?

QUESTION: I think it would be -- I think it would be great if a -- if a female reporter got...

TRUMP: What does it mean? No, what does it mean?

QUESTION: ... I think it'd be great if a female reporter would ask you a question about the -- this issue. So, if you don't mind, I'd like to pass...

TRUMP: I wouldn't mind that at all, no.

QUESTION: ... All right.

TRUMP: Wouldn't mind it at all.

QUESTION: All right, well, let me -- if I could...

TRUMP: Wouldn't make any difference to me.

QUESTION: ... All right.

TRUMP: Go ahead.

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