• White House says it has 'broad discretion' on press access

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's administration contends it has "broad discretion" to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass." In a legal filing ahead of a Wednesday hearing on CNN's request for a temporary restraining order to restore Acosta's access, the government argues it "was lawful" to punish Acosta for his behavior during a contentious Trump press conference last week.
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  • White House, in fight with CNN, argues Trump has ‘broad discretion' to police journalists' access

    1 month ago - By Politico

    The White House on Wednesday said President Donald Trump has "broad discretion" to regulate journalists' access, arguing in its formal response to a lawsuit by CNN that correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass was revoked because of conduct that "disrupts press events." "The President and White House possess the same broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists that they possess to select which journalists receive interviews, or which journalists they acknowledge at press conferences," the White House said in a legal filing Wednesday. "No journalist has a First...
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  • White House says it has 'broad discretion' on press access

    1 month ago - By ABC News

    President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass."
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  • White House Says Journalists Don't Have ‘First Amendment Right' to Enter Building in Legal Response to CNN Lawsuit

    1 month ago - By Time

    The Trump Administration defended its decision to revoke the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, arguing reporters don't have a Constitutional right to access the White House.
    President Donald Trump's Justice Department filed a response Wednesday to CNN's lawsuit hours ahead of a hearing in federal court in Washington, where the network sued Trump and top aides over the decision to pull Acosta's White House credentials after he clashed with the president at a Nov. 7 news conference.
    “No journalist has a First Amendment right to enter the White House,” Justice Department lawyers...
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  • White House says it has ‘broad discretion' on press access

    White House says it has ‘broad discretion' on press access

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's administration contends it has “broad discretion” to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's “hard pass.” In a legal filing ahead of a Wednesday hearing on CNN's request for a...
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