Washington — The White House on Monday restored press access for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a legal fight that had so far gone against the Trump administration. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Acosta's press pass, which was revoked after a contentious November 7 news conference with President Donald Trump, was restored but reporters who ignored new rules for news conferences could have their credentials taken away. Under the rules, "a journalist called upon to ask a question will ask a single question and then will yield the floor to other journalists", but a follow-up question may be permitted at the president's discretion, Sanders said. The White House Correspondents' Association said it had not helped craft the White House's list of rules for news conferences. "For as long as there have been White House press conferences, White House reporters have asked follow-up questions. We fully expect this tradition will continue," said Olivier Knox, the association's pr...

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