Romney's campaign is barring reporters from a fundraiser at
Jerusalem's King David Hotel and not saying why. At U.S. events,
Romney's remarks to donors in communal spaces such as hotels are
President Barack Obama allows reporters to hear his words at
fundraisers, though he generally bars them from listening to
question-and-answer sessions with those in attendance. The president
sometimes allows coverage of his remarks at events in private homes.
Romney traveling press secretary Rick Gorka, asked to comment, simply
said, "Closed press, closed press, closed press," as he walked down the
aisle of the candidate's campaign plane during the flight from London
to Tel Aviv.
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