White House says will 'temporarily' reinstate barred CNN reporter's press pass

Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said "in response to the court, we will temporarily reinstate the reporter's hard pass."

Published: 16th November 2018 10:27 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th November 2018 10:27 PM   |  A+A-

CNN journalist Jim Acosta does a standup before a new conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Photo: AP)

By AFP

WASHINGTON: The White House said Friday it will "temporarily" reinstate a press pass for CNN reporter Jim Acosta after a court ruled he had been improperly barred following a contentious exchange with President Donald Trump.

Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said "in response to the court, we will temporarily reinstate the reporter's hard pass."

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But she left open the possibility of seeking to remove Acosta's access later and said new rules would be imposed "to ensure fair and orderly press conferences."

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