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White House defends decision to bar CNN reporter from event

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday defended its decision to bar a CNN correspondent from attending an open press event but contended it had nothing to do with the questions she asked.

Deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said Kaitlan Collins was denied access to Trump's Rose Garden event with the European Commission president on Wednesday because of her refusal to leave the Oval Office during a pool spray. She and her employer, CNN, said she was barred because White House officials found her questions "inappropriate," which Gidley disputed.

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