New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush, who was suspended from his White House post last month after the paper received word that he’d been accused of inappropriate behavior toward several young female journalists, will remain on staff but won’t return to covering the President.
Instead, Thrush will get credit for time served, and finish out a two-month suspension. He’ll receive “training designed to improve his workplace conduct,” and be posted to a new beat.
In a memo to staff, NYT executive editor Dean Baquet explained the decision to keep Thrush on despite his objectionable behavior, saying that while Thrush “behaved in ways that we do not condone” and “acted offensively,” he did not deserve to be fired from his post.
Thrush himself said that he will be receiving treatment for an unidentified “substance abuse” problem.
Read more at the Daily Wire.