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Title: Biden's press office asked journalists to send questions in advance, and they say it's undermining his promise to respect a free press
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Published: Feb 2, 2021
Author: staff
Post Date: 2021-02-02 19:25:26 by Horse
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On her first day in office, the White House press secretary, Jen Psaki, pledged to bring "truth and transparency back to the briefing room," saying she had a "deep respect for the role of a free and independent press."

But less than two weeks into President Joe Biden's administration, reporters are raising concerns about White House press office staffers trying to get them to give advance notice on which questions they play to ask at briefings, The Daily Beast reported.

The issue with asking journalists for their questions ahead of time is that it could give the impression that the media is working in conjunction with the Biden administration, allowing officials time to craft good answers.

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#7. To: Horse (#0)

What is the big deal, Reagan did this all the time and the press went along. Then it was the great, wonderful, do no wrong Reagan.

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