Gibson Dunn Reps Playboy Writer Fighting White House Ban

By Mike LaSusa (August 20, 2019, 11:11 PM EDT) -- Playboy magazine's White House correspondent has tapped Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP to represent him in a lawsuit accusing Trump administration officials of violating the Constitution by revoking his press credentials, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Washington, D.C., federal court.

Brian Karem's lawsuit challenges White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham's decision to temporarily yank his "hard pass" in the wake of a public confrontation with a former administration official after a Rose Garden event last month.

"We are confident that the administration's latest punitive and lawless action against a journalist will not stand, and we look forward to our...

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