State Department bars NPR reporter from flying with Pompeo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has denied a National Public Radio reporter a seat aboard Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s plane for an upcoming trip to Europe and Central Asia, the decision coming a few days after Pompeo lashed out at another NPR reporter.
NPR said in a statement Monday that correspondent Michele Kelemen wasn’t given a reason for being barred from the flight. The State Department declined to comment.
The State Department Correspondents’ Association said the decision to deny Kelemen a seat on Pompeo’s plane led it to...