CNN's Acosta to Earnest: Do You Believe ISIS Has Established A Caliphate?; Earnest: No

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 21, 2015 3:24 PM
At Thursday's press briefing, CNN correspondent Jim Acosta asked White House press secretary Josh Earnest if the White House believes ISIS has now established a caliphate in the Middle East. "No, I don't believe that at all," Earnest responded. JIM ACOSTA, CNN: Do you believe that ISIS has established something as a caliphate? JOSH EARNEST, WHITE HOUSE: No, I don't believe that at all. What we actually see is we see that -- ACOSTA: They do control territory. EARNEST: They do control some territory, less than they used to.