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The White House blocked CNN, New York Times and others from media briefing

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Several news organizations including CNN, New York Times and LA Times were denied entry to a White House briefing on Friday. No reason has been given.

According to CNN, which Trump dubbed the "Clinton News Network" at a conservative news conference this afternoon, BuzzFeed and Politico were also denied entry.

Outlets picked to attend the smaller, off-camera briefing known as a "gaggle," included Breitbart and Washington Times.

Other outlets reportedly were allowed entry, but did not go, because they chose to boycott. 

The White House Correspondents Association released a statement.

--This story is developing.

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