The president said the CNN journalist was "Duru, a terrible person" at a press conference.
Mr Acosta denied Trump's recent allegations of a migrant carriage to the United States from Central A
"That's enough, that's enough," he told President Acosta before telling him to sit down and put down his microphone.
"CNN should be ashamed of themselves when you work for them," he said. "How you treat Sarah Huckabee [Sanders] it's awful. "
What did the White House say?
Sanders stated in his statement that the White House would "never tolerate a journalist by laying his hands on a young woman who is just trying to work".
"The fact that CNN is proud of how their employees behave is not only disgusting, it is an example of their supernatural disregard for all, including young women who work in this administration," he said.
"As a result of the current event, the White House interrupts the fierce passage of the involved supplier for the time being."
The secretary of the press later shared the zoomatun event with the clip saying "they do not tolerate inappropriate behavior clearly described in this video".
Mr. Acosta sent a tweet saying that the secret service stopped him from entering the White House.
What was the reaction?
Reporters refused to abolish Acosta's access.
CNN made a statement on Twitter saying the ban was "a protest [Jim Acosta’s] challenging issues ".
"In the report, Secretary Sarah Sanders lied," she said. "He gave false accusations and mentioned an incident that never happened."
The White House correspondents association, representing the presidential residence press – called the decision "out of line" and "unacceptable".
"We call on the White House to turn this weak and wrong action immediately". Chronicle.