Curious story here out of Indiana.
A local news investigative reporter, Rafael Sanchez, who investigated Carrier’s plans to move jobs from Indianapolis to Mexico was denied credentials at today’s celebration at the Carrier plant with President-Elect Trump and Veep-Elect Pence.
What’s notable is that it appears Carrier itself was in charge of approving journalists’ credentials, not the Trump/Pence transition.
Sanchez’s credentials were denied by Carrier executives during an approval process that saw another RTV6 reporter and photographer, and several other local media approved in to.
Sanchez spearheaded the investigation into Carrier’s intended exodus from Indianapolis beginning in February when a video of the announcement to the employees went viral.
When asked, Pence’s press secretary, Marc Lotter, said it was not the Trump-Pence campaign that denied Sanchez access to the event.
Here’s some quick video from Sanchez …
— Rafael Sánchez (@RafaelOnTV) December 1, 2016