"Pardon me, ma'am", Acosta tells the intern as she reaches for the mic, shifting to keep it out of her hands.
Acosta had challenged the president on his characterization of the migrant caravan moving through Mexico as an "invasion".
At a bonkers press conference that sounded like he was free-associating on Sigmund Freud's couch, Donald Trump freaked out at Acosta, calling him a "rude, bad person" and dispatching a White House intern to yank his microphone away.
The same three still frames are repeated in the zoomed-in clips of the incident in the Sanders video, its report adds.
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This prompted several prominent journalists and political analysts to accuse Ms Sanders of using the edited version to make it appear the action was more aggressive. Sanders later accused Acosta of "placing his hands" on the intern and said his White House credential had been suspended "until further notice". Acosta continued to try to ask his question, not giving up the mic. In the real video, it's clear he did nothing of sort.
Ms Sanders shared the video on Twitter, saying: "We stand by our decision to revoke this individual's hard pass".
The incident comes amid an atmosphere of heightened hostility toward the media in the U.S. In late October, CNN was targeted with explosive devices sent through the mail.
Acosta is CNN's chief White House correspondent. "Here we go", Trump replied.
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Grande has kept mum about her father since then, but she did wish Butera a Happy Father's Day on Instagram a year ago and even wrote , "I love you".
President Trump escalated his war with the media on Friday, telling one reporter, "You ask a lot of stupid questions", calling another "a loser" - and threatening to yank White House credentials from other reporters if they don't show him "great respect".
"CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them", Trump said. A White House intern eventually moved to take away Acosta's microphone. "You shouldn't be working for CNN". "You are a rude, awful person", Trump added.
"Jim Acosta clearly never touched that White House intern". "You run CNN and if you did it well, your ratings would be much better".
"Well I'm not a big fan of yours either", Trump said.
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