Most Transparent Administration Ever Illegally Obstructed FOIA Requests
In what is becoming a regular spectacle, the Obama administration has been caught breaking the law to try to stem the public’s ability to get information it is entitled to.
Political operatives within the Obama administration wrongly punished conservative legal group Judicial Watch, stripping it of “media” status and trying to force it to pay higher fees for its open records requests, the General Services Administration inspector general said in a letter released Thursday.
The GSA botched several high-profile open records requests, delaying them for months while political appointees got involved, Inspector General Carol F. Ochoa said. The findings were released while the administration was facing charges of slow-walking open records requests for Hillary Clinton’s emails, as well as other requests. – READ MORE