When you’re thinking about your blessings this Thanksgiving, remember to thank God that we have a great Country with a great Constitution. We just need to use the Constitution more. There are some reasons to be concerned about the latest judicial ruling concerning a press pass.
The Executive branch of government has a right to make rules. The purpose of the press conference is to dispense information to the reporters! There’s no law requiring the Executive to host press conferences at all, much less who can be invited.
When I was in office, I could decide if I wanted to talk to reporters and select which ones. For reporters, information is critical. Without access to the White House, reporters have no news to report. A press briefing benefits the journalists. For the journalists, no new facts means there is no new story. Continue reading