The (WHCA) White House Correspondents Association represents the White House press corps in its dealings with the administration on coverage-related issues.
They also dictate who gets a Press Pass and who doesn’t at their discretion as the White House can only recommend.
The WHCA just banned (OANN) One America News Network from being in the White House Press Briefing room for what they are calling ” Violation of their Social Distancing rules”
Golden State Times were one of the very first to break the story on Twitter
— Golden State Times 🇺🇸 (@Goldstatetimes) April 1, 2020
The WHCA released a statement saying:
WHCA Statement on Removing News Organization from News Briefing Seat Rotation pic.twitter.com/KL3XcPq7Rt
— WHCA (@whca) April 1, 2020
OANN has not released a statement they only retweeted their own Host Alex Salvi
BREAKING: The @WHCA has voted to remove @OANN from seat rotation in the White House briefing room: "We did this because a reporter for this outlet twice attended press briefings in contravention of this policy." pic.twitter.com/ldqEsFiFWz
— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) April 1, 2020
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