Saturday, March 14, 2015

National Archives Tried to Hide Email About Living in Fear of White House

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) tried to hide an email about its fear of upsetting the White House from Freedom of Information Act requests by the Associated Press, the AP reported Friday.Associated Press president Gary Pruitt reported in an op-ed on government transparency that, during the course of an AP investigation into Michelle Obama’s dresses, NARA used a privacy exemption to redact a line in an email that was actually about the agency’s fear of the White House:As the president said, the United States should not withhold or censor government files merely because they might be embarrassing.

Read more at the Free Beacon
(Hat tip: KimR)


Post a Comment