It was a group of migrants moving up from Central America towards the border with the U.S.
"I think you should let me run the country and let you run CNN, " Trump said.
As the tensions flared, Trump, who called the Russian Federation probe a "witch hunt", repeatedly demanded that Acosta "put down the mic" to allow another reporter to ask a question.
"I'm not concerned about anything with the Russian Federation investigation because that's a hoax", Trump replied, before telling Acosta to "put down the mic".
"That's true", said Trump. "The way you treat Sarah Huckabee Sanders is terrible and the way you treat other people ... you shouldn't treat people that way".
"I've traveled with him and watched him", Garrett said.
"They can play that game, but we can play it better", he said. Mia Love. I saw Mia Love, she called me all the time to help her with a hostage situation, being held hostage in Venezuela. He praised Rep. Nancy Pelosi, calling her "very smart", but then warned House Democrats that he would have Senate Republicans probe their conduct, should they use their newfound subpoena power to investigate him.
CNN responded to the incident saying the president's "attacks on the press have gone too far". "They didn't come from Hollywood".
"Mr. President, I have one other question on the Russian Federation investigation. Just sit down, please".
"The Trump thing works", says GOP pollster Frank Luntz. Trump adds that Democrats have "nothing, zero" on him.
When Acosta tried to follow up with a question about Russia, Trump replied: "CNN should be ashamed of itself having you working for them".
"On the other hand you had some that made a decision to let's stay away, let's stay away", Mr. Trump said.
The president said his party enjoyed "tremendous success" despite "a very dramatic fundraising disadvantage [and] very hostile media coverage, to put it mildly". Why do I have among the highest poll numbers with African Americans?