White House Threatens to Ban African Journalist from Press Events: We ‘Warned You’
The Biden White House will not tolerate disruptions during Propaganda Hour, otherwise known as the daily press briefing.
Monday on the social media platform X, journalist Simon Ateba of Today News Africa posted the full text of a letter he reportedly received from the office of White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre — a letter threatening to restrict his access to all White House “press-related events.”
We “warned you of the consequences that could result” from your behavior, the letter read in part.
That behavior, of course — and White House officials’ general attitude toward speech a …