White House Correspondents Association President Ed Henry released a statement Sunday evening, saying that the press corps had not been given adequate access to the president and that the group would press for “transparency” in the future, according to a pool report.
“Speaking on behalf of the White House Correspondents Association, I can say a broad cross section of our members from print, radio, online and TV have today expressed extreme frustration to me about having absolutely no access to the President of the United States this entire weekend,” said Henry. “There is a very simple but important principle we will continue to fight for today and in the days ahead: transparency.”
President Obama is currently vacationing in Palm City, Fla., where is staying at The Floridian Yacht and Golf Club, a private resort. Earlier today, Obama hit the links with professional golfer Tiger Woods and resort owner Jim Crane.