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White House lets Acosta stay, sets guidelines for reporters

Nov 20, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior.

The White House said reporters would be permitted one question each if called upon at news conferences and allowed follow-ups only at the discretion of the president.

In a letter to Acosta, White House communications director Bill Shine and press secreta...