Reporter for ‘The Nation’ Forcibly Ejected from Trump-Putin Press Conference
Reporter for ‘The Nation’ Ejected From Trump-Putin Press Conference (The Washington Free Beacon)
A man reporting for the left-wing outlet The Nation was forcibly ejected from the room prior to the joint press conference Monday in Finland held by President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Sam Husseini identified himself as a reporter for The Nation and held a sign reading, "Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty," according to reporting by CNN's Jim Acosta. The Associated Press reported a Secret Service agent spoke with him "before Finnish security physically escorted him from the room" shortly before Trump and Putin began their press conference.
The Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel confirmed on Twitter Husseini, the communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, had received press accreditation from the magazine to cover the summit. She said she was "deeply troubled" he had been removed.