CNN anchor Jim Acosta surrounded, confronted at CPAC 2021
UPDATED 2:15 PM PT – Friday, February 26, 2021
CNN’s Jim Acosta was accosted by CPAC attendees over his and his outlet’s biased news coverage. Video posted to social media Friday showed the liberal media anchor surrounded by people chanting “CNN sucks!”
— William Turton (@WilliamTurton) February 26, 2021
Acosta was also confronted by a reporter who asked him when CNN was going to cover the scandals surrounding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D). The former White House Correspondent was moved to cover domestic stories, so he could still write biased stories about the 45th President after he left office.
CNN’s Jim Acosta Confronted and Badgered at CPAC Over Cuomo Scandals, Insists ‘We Have Covered That’ https://t.co/pP2G6YWPyY
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) February 26, 2021
Acosta took to Twitter to react after he was surrounded. He tweeted “I thought they were against cancel culture.”