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Gorka criticizes reporter after heated Rose Garden exchange

Former White House adviser Sebastian GorkaSebastian Lukacs GorkaSunday shows preview: Trump, lawmakers weigh in on COVID-19, masks and school reopenings amid virus surge Trump taps Gorka for national security advisory board Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus poses questions about school safety; Trump commutes Roger Stone sentence 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 TrumpBiden campaign slams Facebook after thousands of ads blocked by platform's pre-election blackout Mnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' Harris to travel to Texas Friday after polls show tie between Trump, Biden 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.