Least Transparent Ever – Barack Obama Hasn’t Agreed to a Washington Post Interview Since 2009

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration set a record for the number of times its federal employees told disappointed citizens, journalists and others that despite searching they couldn’t find a single page requested under the Freedom of Information Act, according to a new Associated Press analysis of government data.

In more than one in six cases, or 129,825 times, government searchers said they came up empty-handed last year.Such cases contributed to an alarming measurement: People who asked for records under the law received censored files or nothing in 77 percent of requests, also a record. In the first full year after President Barack Obama’s election, that figure was only 65 percent of cases.

– From the post: Obama Administration Denied or Censored Information in 77% of FOIA Requests During 2015

New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan recently had some choice words for the liberal Potemkin Village that is President Barack&hellip


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