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U.S. Condemns China’s Expulsion of Wall Street Journal Reporters

  • Three at paper’s Beijing bureau get press credentials revoked
  • Rare for China to punish multiple reporters at single outlet
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China’s move to revoke the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters over a controversial headline, a decision that comes as Beijing continues to lash out at countries that fault its handling of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

“The United States condemns China’s expulsion of three Wall Street Journal foreign correspondents,” Pompeo said in a statement late Wednesday.