Trump Administration Tries to Limit CNN’s Access to Health Officials

Published on Apr 09, 2020

Trump Administration Tries to Limit CNN’s Access to Health Officials

CNN has been informed by a spokesman for Vice President Michael Pence that it cannot have access to top government health officials grappling with the nation’s coronavirus pandemic unless it televises specific portions of the Trump Administration’s daily briefings on the spread of the disease.

“When you guys cover the briefings with the health officials then you can expect them back on your air,” a Pence spokesperson told CNN, according to a report posted Thursday.

Spokespersons for CNN were not able to offer immediate comment on the situation. Health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci have been regular guests

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Author: Brian Steinberg