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Sean Howe is the author of Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, a New York Times bestseller, and a forthcoming biography of Thomas King Forcade.

Glass, Pie, Candle, Gun

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Sean Howe | Longreads | May 2019 |  15 minutes (3,853 words)

In November 2018, after the Secret Service seized the security credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, the White House Press Secretary stated the reason for the revocation was that the administration would “never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern.” Within hours, attorney Ted Boutrous responded on Twitter:
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