Film director Spike Lee defended CNN’s White House correspondent Jim Acosta on Thursday, accusing the Trump administration of making “disgraceful” moves against the press.
On Wednesday evening, the White House announced that they had suspended Acosta’s hard pass after a contentious exchange with Trump in the wake of the midterm elections.
During the exchange, Acosta refused to give up the microphone to a White House intern as she tried to pass it along.
“This guy, I don’t call him by his name, I call him agent orange,” Spike Lee said of President Trump when asked about the incident by The Hollywood Reporter.
You got the other crazy guy in North Korea and this other crazy guy, Agent Orange.