CNN's Chief White House Correspondent attended Tuesday's Trump Rally in Tampa and was met with a wave of hatred
Jim Acosta experienced an all too familiar scene at Trump's most recent rally in Tampa, Florida. He recorded the jeers directed at him and posted them on Twitter saying that he is worried that the hostility will lead to someone getting hurt.
Just a sample of the sad scene we faced at the Trump rally in Tampa. I’m very worried that the hostility whipped up… https://t.co/GK0mnmKWR3— Jim Acosta (@Jim Acosta) 1533087165.0
Eric Trump tweeted the same video but with a very different comment attached.
#Truth @Acosta https://t.co/aCfFoeqL1f— Eric Trump (@Eric Trump) 1533087016.0
His tweet was later retweeted by Donald Trump.
However, Anthony Scaramucci, former White House Communications Director, agreed that this behavior was dangerous.
This isn’t our best. It’s not who we are. I don’t always agree and am often upset with journalists but we are flas… https://t.co/vsEr38c8nX— Anthony Scaramucci (@Anthony Scaramucci) 1533093054.0
Acosta is not alone in his fear.
@Acosta Trump is the enemy. When will these people realize this?— Roland Scahill (@Roland Scahill) 1533089896.0
@WestTXHunting @Acosta He is a responsible journalist. Your president is the fake one who spews lies and fake news… https://t.co/edN7zcXZeh— IrishEyez Live like you are dying….🤷🏻♀️😷 (@IrishEyez Live like you are dying….🤷🏻♀️😷) 1533101938.0
@Scaramucci @dreamweaver1001 @realDonaldTrump shared these images proudly and antagonized the crowd to do this. It… https://t.co/gwbairJLM9— Ohio Libertarian Democrat (@Ohio Libertarian Democrat) 1533119442.0
@EricTrump @Acosta .@Twitter @TwitterSafety this account is enouraging violence against a journalist and should be suspended.— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈) 1533092027.0
@EricTrump @realDonaldTrump @Acosta Five journalists killed a few weeks ago. What the heck, you want more? You and… https://t.co/JL3qxudh3c— Rachel Maria 🇺🇸 Fully Vaxxed & Still 😷’d (@Rachel Maria 🇺🇸 Fully Vaxxed & Still 😷’d) 1533129765.0
@EricTrump @realDonaldTrump @Acosta With a single retweet Trump proved that his family and his supporters are trash, great job.👍— 3 if by Tweet ❄ (@3 if by Tweet ❄) 1533131169.0
@alivitali @w55unicorn @Acosta I am ashamed of my state of Florida right now. Carry on and ignore them @Acosta. Man… https://t.co/hXPumJ8qtt— Dragonfly63 🆘 (@Dragonfly63 🆘) 1533072769.0
@alivitali @Acosta https://t.co/AZ6SSaZWU0— Dee M (@Dee M) 1533086199.0