Shortly before the start of the Trump/Putin press conference in Finland today, a writer, reportedly with The Nation, was booted for having a sign that he intended to hold up during the presser.
A bit of a scuffle in the press briefing room after a reporter from The Nation was holding up a sign protesting nuclear weapons – he was escorted out by Finnish officials
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) July 16, 2018
Reporter from The Nation being escorted by security at the Trump-Putin Helsinki presser because he was holding a sign about nuclear testing. Guards forcibly grabbing him and dragging him from the room pic.twitter.com/55VhxdrcPp
— Melanie Schmitz (@MelsLien) July 16, 2018
WATCH: A man is forcibly removed from the room before US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold their joint news conference https://t.co/D1hjeSOIFw
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) July 16, 2018
— Caleb Hull (@CalebJHull) July 16, 2018
Or maybe there’s a word a little more accurate than “reporter”:
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) July 16, 2018
As far as we know, CNN’s Jim Acosta is still in the room.
— JWF (@JammieWF) July 16, 2018