Trump's aides are "divided" over the impeachment inquiry, with some telling the president Pelosi "won't ultimately drive the process toward an impeachment vote," Acosta said.
"Steve Bannon explains in an interview that I had with him that what Trump tries to do is really control the narrative by saying sensational things that sound wild and nutty sometimes," Jim Acosta said.
"I tried something novel," the Daily Caller reporter responded.
"Sanders is not going to want to say something from the podium that might get her hauled into the special counsel's office," Acosta said.
President Donald Trump taunted CNN's Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta over a video he shot at a fenced part of the southern border to show that no crisis exists.
A judge ordered the Trump administration to temporarily restore the CNN reporter's pass on Friday, but the fight is far from over.
"Governing is hard work and it's about to get harder without Republicans controlling all the levers," S.E. Cupp said, taking a swing at the president's reported "three-hour workday."
"They actually are one of the individual outlets that has the most hard passes of any news outlet in the country," Sanders said of CNN.
"It's a great day for the First Amendment and for journalism," said CNN lawyer Theodore Boutrous,
"Freedom of the press does not mean reporters must sing praise for access," said Democratic congressman Gregory Meeks, who serves the 5th Congressional District of New York.
"By that do you mean sped up?" Conway said. "Well that's not altered. That's sped up."
Incoming House intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff said move is "within our responsibility."
"She was just doing her job, which was to reclaim the microphone that belongs to the federal government," Conway said.
Acosta sometimes behaves more like an "activist, not a journalist," the Florida senator said, but revoking his press access is a "very slippery slope."
Trump engaged in a heated verbal confrontation with CNN's Jim Acosta during the conference.
The CNN White House correspondent said Trump supporters are "well-intentioned," but are getting a "twisted" view of the media from the U.S. leader and his loyalists.
The president suggested the media can start wars, and that he needed to warn people about it.
The CNN reporter was heckled as he attempted to report live from the event.
"It can mean a lot of things to a lot of people," Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said after being forced to answer the question.