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Donald Trump spent much of what was intended to be a press conference on his finances attacking news organizations for reporting on intelligence reports suggesting he might be compromised by Russia.

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The press conference had barely begun when incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer decried BuzzFeed—which published a 35-page document cited in the Russia report—as a left-wing press organization dealing in fake news. Trump later called it a “failing piece of garbage,” and said it would “suffer the consequences” for publishing the report.

But the real argument broke out a few minutes later, when CNN’s Jim Acosta attempted to ask the president-elect a question.

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“Since you’re attacking our news organization, can you give us a chance to ask a question,” he said.

Here is what the president-elect said: “No. Not you. Not you. Your organization is terrible. Quiet. Don’t be rude. Don’t be rude. I’m not going to give you a question. You are fake news.”

He ended the press conference a few minutes later.