The White House has temporarily suspended the pass of Playboy reporter, CNN political analyst, and occasional Jim Acosta wannabe Brian Karem:

Karem confirmed that on Twitter:

And Playboy is on it too:

However, because Karem didn’t tweet the reason the White House said it was suspending his hard pass for a month, here’s what unfolded in July:

Karem seemed to be more “activist” than “journalist” here:

We’ll now wait to see what happens with Karem’s appeal.

Karem proved his “activist” status last month.