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Trump Campaign Bars BuzzFeed Reporter From Covering Campaign Event

trumpAn aide to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump barred Buzzfeed White House reporter Evan McMorris-Santoro from a campaign event in Newton, Iowa today. In a series of tweets, McMorris-Santoro said when the Trump campaign ignored his requests for media credentials he decided to “come out to Iowa to check things out.” At the press table, staffers called the Trump campaign to see if McMorris-Santoro could cover the rally.

“10 min. later, the answer: no,” he tweeted. McMorris-Santoro said he was also denied entry as a citizen and was told “not to enter” the event:

 

McMorris-Santaro also said journalists from other publications without credentials were let into the event.

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