November 16, 2018

WH Ordered to Return the Press Pass to Jim Acosta from CNN

White House ordered to give back Jim Acosta’s press pass

U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly ruled Friday that the White House violated CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s Fifth Amendment right by suspending his press pass, and ordered it be restored.
Why it matters: In his ruling, Judge Kelly is setting a precedent that future White House administrations and other elected officials need clear evidence of a security threat or operational burden created by reporters' actions in order to have the justification to revoke a press pass.

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