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Judge orders White House to return CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass

The White House has been ordered to return the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta with immediate effect.

  • Jacob Jarvis
  • Evening Standard

A judge made the ruling on Friday afternoon that his credentials must be returned.

US District Judge Timothy Kelly, who is hearing CNN’s lawsuit challenging the revocation, said there should be a due process in place for limiting a journalist’s access to the White House.

The White House had set out reasons for the ban in a tweet from press secretary Sarah Sanders and in a statement after CNN filed its lawsuit but the…

With that in mind, he ordered the…

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