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On Friday, President Donald Trump held a press conference at the Rose Garden where he announced his plans to sign a government funding bill and declare a national emergency in order to build his wall. During the presser, the president clashed with CNN’s Jim Acosta, who at one point presented Trump with statistics that don’t support his case for a border wall and added, “I believe in facts and statistics.” Trump blew up. “You’re CNN. You’re fake news. You have an agenda. The numbers you gave are wrong,” Trump scolded. “Take a look at our federal prison population. See how many of them percentage wise are illegal aliens. Just see. Go ahead and see. It’s a fake question.” Speaking on CNN Friday night, Acosta talked about what happened in the Rose Garden earlier and how Trump was trying to get away with “alternative facts.” Host Anderson Cooper Continue reading "Jim Acosta on His Clash With Trump: The President Had a ‘Truth Emergency’ Trying to Make Case for Wall"