Sen Impeachment Trial’s Clamp Down On Press Access Goes Into Full Swing

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 07: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) heads back to his office after talking to reporters following the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 07, 20... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 07: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) heads back to his office after talking to reporters following the weekly Senate Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol January 07, 2020 in Washington, DC. In an interview on Tuesday, McConnell said he had enough support from his caucus to set the rules and move forward with the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 21, 2020 1:46 p.m.

The Senate impeachment trial has transformed the U.S. Capitol, by ushering in new restrictions on press access that will make it extremely easy for senators to avoid speaking to the press.

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