Some news out of D.C. is making waves, as journalists will reportedly face a new obstacle when it comes to interviewing senators:

It certainly doesn’t sound like a positive development.

Several Democratic senators are speaking out:

Yes. They do. Unfortunately, if the reports are indeed true, this is only the latest example of press freedoms being curtailed by the government — and this didn’t start with Trump.

Even if Trump and his political allies were actively working to dial back press freedom, much of the press would have to take some responsibility of their own. Trump has never made any secret of his disdain for unflattering media coverage, yet throughout the primary season, the media did their utmost to prop him up and propel him to the head of the pack in the hopes of making Hillary Clinton the eventual winner.

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Update:

For what it’s worth …

Hmmm.

Apparently it’s nothing to worry about anymore: