The Extreme-ness stumbles upon this letter from the White House Correspondents Association to Dan Bartlett:
On behalf of the White House Correspondents Association, and in conjunction with the White House News Photographers Association, we are writing to express our outrage that still pool photographers were denied access to the White House library on Wednesday evening. As you know, following weeks of preparation and the White House build-up leading up to the presidential address,this was a significant foreign policy speech. Forcing newspapers and magazines to rely on a screen grab photo from the Fox News network pool feed is simply unacceptable.
In recent months, there has been a growing pattern of restricting pool photographers to White House events, but the situation Wednesday night for this important speech to the nation is the most glaring.
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