Politics & Government

February 11, 2009

Is Obama following Bush's lead on official secrecy?

The Obama administration, which vowed to usher in a "new era of openness in our country," either has delayed action on requests for access to government records or refused to disclose them in three early, high-profile tests of the pledge. "It looks like the new administration is stalling for time," said Jameel Jaffer, the director of the ACLU's National Security Project.

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