Crowd at Trump rally chants ‘go home Jim’ at CNN’s Acosta

Crowd at Trump rally chants ‘go home Jim’ at CNN’s Acosta
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Members of the crowd awaiting President TrumpDonald TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report Cheney: Fox News has 'a particular obligation' to refute election fraud claims The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE's rally in South Carolina on Monday began chanting “Go home, Jim!” at CNN's Jim Acosta. 

Multiple reporters tweeted that a woman verbally attacked Acosta as he stood in the press area. Crowd members also reportedly chanted "CNN sucks." 

The jeers from the crowd came as people waited for a Trump rally in West Columbia, S.C., Monday night. Trump traveled to South Carolina to help campaign for Gov. Henry McMaster (R), who is facing John Warren (R) in a runoff election.


The attacks aimed at Acosta and CNN come just a week after the crowd at a Trump rally in Duluth, Minn., chanted "CNN sucks." Those chants came after Trump slammed the news media. 

"And I've said before if I would have said that to you during the campaign, those very dishonest people back there, the fake news. Very dishonest," Trump said to boos from the crowd. 

Acosta has had a contentious relationship with the White House and Trump campaign officials. 

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted in early June that Acosta's credentials should be revoked for asking questions during a ceremony between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Acosta replied, "dictatorships take away press credentials. Not democracies.” 

Trump's rally on Monday begins at 7 p.m.