Gorka criticizes reporter after heated Rose Garden exchange

Former White House adviser Sebastian GorkaSebastian Lukacs GorkaPirro acknowledges suspension by Fox Judge orders White House to restore Playboy reporter's press pass Playboy correspondent suing White House for suspending press pass: 'I am provocative, and I am a smart aleck' MORE continued to criticize Playboy correspondent Brian Karem on Friday after a heated exchange with the reporter.

"This is @BrianKarem," Gorka tweeted. "He verbally abused @SarahHuckabee for 2 years. Yesterday he insulted @realDonaldTrump’s guests in the Rose Garden."

"When I said he’s not a journalist he invited me outside to fight. Why are @Playboy and @CNN OK with the behavior of their employee?" Gorka continued, referring also to Karem's position as a CNN analyst. 

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Gorka on Thursday called Karem a "punk" and accused the journalist of threatening him while attendees of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report US service member killed in Afghanistan Pro-Trump website edited British reality star's picture to show him wearing Trump hat MORE's social media summit watched.

Gorka approached Karem after remarks by Trump in which he announced he would no longer try to add a citizenship question to the census. 

Footage of the encounter and conservative personalities chanted "Gorka!" during the incident circulated on social media. 

The Hill has reached out to Playboy for comment on Gorka's tweet.