Bret Baier, Fox blast White House for blocking CNN from event

Bret Baier, Fox blast White House for blocking CNN from event

[Ed. – A bridge too far?]

When the shoe was on the other foot in the Obama administration, other news outlets came to Fox’s defense, including CNN. Last night Bret Baier returned the favor, criticizing the White House for punishing CNN’s Kaitlan Collins for shouting out questions during an earlier press spray. Baier read a statement from Fox News’ president on the air, and later added his own thoughts on Twitter. …

Some Fox News viewers were less than pleased with Baier’s defense of CNN, but Baier stood his ground. …

The White House started swinging back this morning, claiming that Collins had acted disrespectfully in having “shouted” questions at Trump:

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The White House Wednesday evening said that Collins “shouted questions and refused to leave despite repeatedly being asked to do so.”

Collins was then informed “she was not welcome to participate in the next event,” press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement. She added that another journalist from her network could attend, though.

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