White House ban - updates

Rappler's latest stories on White House ban


Trump and CNN: A quarrel that's both good and bad

Jul 27, 2018 - 3:49 PM

The US President has long had a contentious relationship with the media, branding mainstream outlets an 'enemy of the American People' and dismissing unfavorable coverage as 'Fake News'

MEDIA HATER. US President Donald Trump tours US Steel's Granite City Works steel mill in Granite City, Illinois on July 26, 2018. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

CNN reporter barred from White House event, drawing journalists' protests

Jul 26, 2018 - 9:33 AM

Blocking a credentialed White House reporter from an event open to all members of the media is highly unusual and possibly unprecedented

WHITE HOUSE. Then 'The Daily Caller' White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins (3rd R) asks a question during a press conference by US President Donald Trump and Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the East Room of the White House on February 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP

Ban lifted on photos during White House tours

Jul 02, 2015 - 11:36 AM

Photography is now encouraged

epa04827129 A woman takes a picture of the Blue Room during a tour of the White House, in Washington, DC, USA, 01 July 2015. The White House has lifted a longstanding ban on camera and photo ban on public tours - a ban that had been in place over 40 years. Video cameras, cameras with detachable lenses, tablets, tripods, monopods, camera sticks and flash photography are still not permitted on White House tours. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS