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Angry White House Press Corps Sending List of Demands to Obama (So much for the “most transparent administration” promise – just add it to all the others)

AP Angry White House Press Corp Sending List Of Demands To President Obama   By Alex Griswold, Daily Caller The White House Correspondents’ Association is reportedly crafting a list of demands to be sent to the White House, after an incident last week in which a pool of reporters covering the president’s visit to Salt…

White House Freedom-of-Information Act (FOIA) Regulations Deleted

WASHINGTON — The White House is removing a federal regulation that subjects its Office of Administration to the Freedom of Information Act, making official a policy under Presidents Bush and Obama to reject requests for records to that office. The White House said the cleanup of FOIA regulations is consistent with court rulings that hold…

Feds Closing Roads to Keep Reporters Out of Immigration Holding Centers

Department of Homeland Security officials are stonewalling lawmakers who try to make unannounced visits to immigrant detention facilities throughout the country and are closing off public roads along the U.S.-Mexico border in an effort to keep journalists from reporting on the growing illegal immigration crisis, federal law enforcement officials told TheBlaze. The officials said senior supervisors have made scheduling…

GOP: Lerner Warned IRS Employees to Hide Information – “Be Cautious About What We Say in Emails”

Just as the IRS tea party targeting scandal was erupting, Lois G. Lernerwarned colleagues to “be cautious” about what information they put in emails because it could end up being turned over to Congress, according to an email message released Wednesday. The 2013 email exchange between Ms. Lerner and fellow employees at the Internal Revenue Service also says that instant message conversations were…