Why you should care about White House Press briefings and the apparent shutdown of transparency in the Trump administration.
Inch by inch by inch, the Trump administration is rolling back press access, which means less information for the public.
And lack of accessibility is only half the problem. Lack of accuracy in official statements is a big issue too.
CNN’s senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta was channeling other reporters on Monday when he threw this hands up in the air and said the administration is “stonewalling.”