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Stelter: White House Is Using Jim Acosta Fight as ‘Threat that Looms Over’ the Entire Press Corps

Name: CNN


CNN Newsroom

Name: CNN Newsroom


Brooke Baldwin

Name: Brooke Baldwin

Employment: CNN

Position: Anchor

, Brian Stelter

Name: Brian Stelter

Employment: CNN

Position: Host, Correspondent

Event location
11/19/2018 04:29 pm
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STELTER What we have ░░░░░░░░ is a two page ░░░░░░░░ from the White House ░░░░░░░░ was sent over to ░░░░░░░░ a few minutes ago ░░░░░░░░ it confirms that his ░░░░░░░░ pass that s the ░░░░░░░░ he uses every day ░░░░░░░░ enter the White House ░░░░░░░░ be restored That means ░░░░░░░░ White House is voluntarily ░░░░░░░░ access back to Acosta ░░░░░░░░ back on Friday it ░░░░░░░░ a court that was ░░░░░░░░ the White House to ░░░░░░░░ his pass back temporarily ░░░░░░░░ we ve been in ░░░░░░░░ midst of this 14 ░░░░░░░░ temporary restraining order There ░░░░░░░░ 11 more days remaining ░░░░░░░░ it as mandated by ░░░░░░░░ judge There s some ░░░░░░░░ and forth over the ░░░░░░░░ where it seemed the ░░░░░░░░ House was once again ░░░░░░░░ Acosta saying that as ░░░░░░░░ as that temporary restraining ░░░░░░░░ expires you re going ░░░░░░░░ be out of here ░░░░░░░░ CNN went back to ░░░░░░░░ this morning asked the ░░░░░░░░ for another hearing but ░░░░░░░░ change here this backing ░░░░░░░░ as of 3 00 ░░░░░░░░ M is that the ░░░░░░░░ House is saying in ░░░░░░░░ letter that the pass ░░░░░░░░ be restored voluntarily by ░░░░░░░░ Administration Now there is ░░░░░░░░ course a caveat And ░░░░░░░░ think that the White ░░░░░░░░ wants to straighten this ░░░░░░░░ and makes this a ░░░░░░░░ that looms over the ░░░░░░░░ White House press corps ░░░░░░░░ letter to Acosta says ░░░░░░░░ you refuse to follow ░░░░░░░░ new rules in the ░░░░░░░░ we will take action ░░░░░░░░ accordance with the rules ░░░░░░░░ forth above So what ░░░░░░░░ the new rule The ░░░░░░░░ rule is one question ░░░░░░░░ reporter at a press ░░░░░░░░ You get to ask ░░░░░░░░ question and by the ░░░░░░░░ of the President or ░░░░░░░░ House officials taking questions ░░░░░░░░ follow up may be ░░░░░░░░ So what they re ░░░░░░░░ to do is they ░░░░░░░░ trying to establish some ░░░░░░░░ of ground rules within ░░░░░░░░ press conference setting so ░░░░░░░░ nobody can act out ░░░░░░░░ order Now obviously Brooke ░░░░░░░░ all remember the days ░░░░░░░░ Sam Donaldson and Dan ░░░░░░░░ press conferences with follow ░░░░░░░░ questions that have been ░░░░░░░░ on for as long ░░░░░░░░ there s been press ░░░░░░░░ But I think that ░░░░░░░░ Trump Administration here is ░░░░░░░░ to control the situation ░░░░░░░░ the narrative and limit ░░░░░░░░ number of questions that ░░░░░░░░ asked at these events ░░░░░░░░ for now good news ░░░░░░░░ that Acosta s press ░░░░░░░░ is back the White ░░░░░░░░ is backing down We ░░░░░░░░ t know what s ░░░░░░░░ to happen with the ░░░░░░░░ fight but presumably there ░░░░░░░░ be a settlement at ░░░░░░░░ point Longer term though ░░░░░░░░ might end up back ░░░░░░░░ in the future Because ░░░░░░░░ the White House is ░░░░░░░░ going to try to ░░░░░░░░ these rules there could ░░░░░░░░ further issues down the ░░░░░░░░ BALDWIN Happy Thanksgiving STELTER ░░░░░░░░ you too BALDWIN No ░░░░░░░░ s what the end ░░░░░░░░ the letter says STELTER ░░░░░░░░ it does I haven ░░░░░░░░ read to the last ░░░░░░░░ BALDWIN After all of ░░░░░░░░ Happy Thanksgiving STELTER I ░░░░░░░░ in the spirit of ░░░░░░░░
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