President Donald Trump snapped at CNN's White House correspondent on Thursday after he repeatedly asked questions about Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who has been implicated in the Ukraine scandal.
CNN's Jim Acosta said that he asked the president about Parnas' claim that Trump knew about his actions in Ukraine.
"Quiet," Trump reportedly demanded at one point.
Read some of the reports below.
Just asked Trump about Parnas claim that admin efforts in Ukraine were "all about 2020." Trump insisted he's only… https://t.co/ivyKQI9jR8— Jim Acosta (@Jim Acosta)1579205827.0
Per WH pooler @debrajsaunders: Questions Parnas? “I don’t know him” except they had quick photo “I meet thousands… https://t.co/xTfIspO8H8— S.V. Dáte (@S.V. Dáte)1579205447.0
Trump to reporters in Oval Office on Lev Parnas: “I don’t believe I’ve ever spoken to him.” Says Parnas is part of… https://t.co/gQ5YJwBNuN— Rebecca Ballhaus (@Rebecca Ballhaus)1579205340.0
Trump calls @RudyGiuliani one of the “great crimefighters” and a “very legitimate guy” but says he doesn’t know abo… https://t.co/SZfYJWr8PF— Ben Siegel (@Ben Siegel)1579206711.0
Trump continues to insist that he has no idea who Lev Parnas is: "Well, I don’t know him. I don’t know Parnas other… https://t.co/WEtoZ3IXZt— Justin Baragona (@Justin Baragona)1579206846.0
"I don’t know him at all, don’t know what he’s about. Don’t know where he comes from. Know nothing about him.… https://t.co/KCD4jV6kfk— Washington Examiner (@Washington Examiner)1579206908.0