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Democratic Senators Decry Press Access Restrictions: ‘Cowardly’

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A number of senators have already weighed in on the reports from numerous journalists on new restrictions being placed on interviews with members of the Senate.

Democrats were quick to denounce the restrictions:

Even some Republicans seemed a little taken aback by this:

Senator Amy Klobuchar, the top Democrat on the Senate Rules Committee, says she has spoken with Senator Richard Shelby, the committee chair, about the matter:

UPDATE –– 1:15 pm ET: There’s a statement out from the Senate Rules Committee now claiming “no additional restrictions” are in place:

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