WATCH: Donald Trump calls CNN journalist "a terrible person" in bizarre press conference 4 years ago

WATCH: Donald Trump calls CNN journalist "a terrible person" in bizarre press conference

The President was in a combative mood.

Following the US mid-term elections that took place on Tuesday, Donald Trump held a press conference on Wednesday and was in feisty form after the Democratic Party took control of the House of Representatives.

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During the press conference, the President was asked by CNN journalist Jim Acosta about a recent advert that was described as racist, to the point that it was pulled from Facebook.

Trump replied with a passionate, angry rant at Acosta.

"CNN should be ashamed of themselves having you working for them. You are a rude, terrible person, and you shouldn't be working for CNN."

Another journalist stood up for the victim of this verbal attack, and claimed he was a diligent reporter, to which Trump replied: "Well I'm not a big fan of yours either."

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He also described CNN as "the enemy of the people".

Trump's aide had to physically try to take the mic off of Acosta at one point.

Have a look for yourself here:

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Following yesterday's mid-terms elections, it will be the first time that the Democratic party will have had control of the House of Representatives in eight years.