Backlash from all walks of life! The White House will charge journalists a screening fee of $170 per entry

The White House plans to charge journalists for a screening test for Wuhan pneumonia (novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19), and each Time they enter the White House they will have to be tested once, for an amount of $170 each time, which has caused a considerable backlash on social media.

According to FOSS News, the policy will be implemented on March 1, the main purpose is to cut government spending costs, and is defined as an “admission fee”, but smaller, cash-strapped journalists may be affected.

For the U.S. media industry, the original has been running for the White House reporters to pay the cost of traveling around with the president, and now even the cost of screening to enter the White House has been transferred over, may increase a considerable expenditure.