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CNN’s Jim Acosta calls out Sean Spicer a week after his coworker was dropped for attacking the president Alex Wong/Getty Images; AP Photo/Evan Vucci
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 07: CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta (C) participates in a stand up shot as he reports after the White House daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Press Secretary Sean Spicer answered questions from members of the White House press corps on the immigration executive order and repealing Obamacare, among other topics, during the briefing. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images); White House press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily White House briefing, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Jim Acosta, CNN’s senior White House correspondent, is a bit upset that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer did not take enough questions during a White House press briefing. He made his frustrations known online:

“As he often does, @PressSec avoided taking questions from CNN today. #courage,” he wrote.

Acosta even accused Spicer of taking less questions than Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta (no relation):

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Acosta also retweeted a tweet from Adrian Carrasquillo, White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News, where Carrasquillo noted that Spicer ignored one of Acosta’s questions:

Spicer has avoided the press before, at one point choosing to walk out of the room without holding a briefing or answering any questions. Spicer’s alleged press avoidance tactics also briefly became material for several comedians.

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Acosta’s criticism came just a week after CNN announced its intention to stop production on Reza Aslan’s “Believer,” his documentary series. The decision was made in response to a harsh tweet calling President Trump a “piece of shit.” He made the tweet in frustration when Trump responded to a terrorist attack in London by plugging his travel ban.

Aslan later apologized for his words:

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