Saudi Ambassador: Cover Whatever You Want

Members of the White House press corps were e-mailed this message yesterday from the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, Adel Al-Jubeir:

Amb Al-Jubeir, Saudi Ambassador to the U.S., wanted us to bring the following information to your attention.  Please note the email below.  We don't know where the guidance to journalists came from but it is not at all accurate.  Journalists coming to Saudi are encouraged to go wherever and cover whatever they wish. 
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