China Ejects New York Times Reporter

U.S. objects, because it's not like he published leaked information or something


The White House criticized China's restrictions on press freedom on Thursday after a New York Times journalist was forced to leave the country.

The departure Thursday of Austin Ramzy came despite Vice President Joe Biden last month raising with China's leader Xi Jinping the problems faced by journalists working for U.S. news organizations.

White House spokesman Jay Carney said the U.S. is "very disappointed" over Ramzy's departure and remains concerned several other U.S. journalists have waited months or years for a decision on their press credentials and visas.