BuzzFeed's Washington bureau chief, Kate Nocera, said both news outlets should be allowed to cover both candidates because members of Congress should be "able to handle questions they don't like." And The New York Times' Sopan Deb weighed in, too.
Ossoff should let Free Beacon in, Handel should let Think Progress in. Members of congress should be able to handle questions they dont like
The controversy erupted just hours before the polls were to op en Tuesday to decide who will represent Georgia's 6th Congressional District. The winner will be seen not only as a possible predictor of the 2018 midterm elections in the wake Donald Trump's ascendance to the White House, but, in the short term, the chances of Trumpcare driving out Obamacare.
The HuffPost reached out to both campaigns regarding barring reporters from events Monday, but neither immediately responded.