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Guards "forcibly" prevent AP reporter from attending EPA summit

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

The Environmental Protection Agency blocked the AP, CNN, and E&E from attending a Tuesday morning summit featuring EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on harmful contaminants in drinking water, reports the AP.

The details: When an AP reporter "asked to speak to an EPA public-affairs person, the security guards grabbed the reporter by the shoulders and shoved her forcibly out of the EPA building." EPA spokesperson Jahan Wilcox told the news outlets they were not invited but did not cite a reason for barring them.