The White House has officially restored Jim Acosta‘s hard pass and is backing down on its threat to revoke his credential again, but they sent a letter to the CNN correspondent outlining “rules” they want all reporters following in briefings.
The rules include journalists asking “a single question” before yielding the floor and “physically surrendering the microphone” to other reporters, with follow-ups allowed “at the discretion of the President or other White House official taking questions.”
Per White House letter to Acosta on Nov. 19, here are the new rules for press conferences at the White House. pic.twitter.com/a6C2pmLv2K
— ErikWemple (@ErikWemple) November 19, 2018
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