20 June 2009
Obama Closes Doors on Openness by Michael Isikoff at Newsweek
As a senator, Barack Obama denounced the Bush administration for holding
secret energy meetings with oil executives at the White House. But last week public-interest groups were dismayed when his own administration rejected a Freedom of Information Act request for Secret Service logs showing the identities of coal executives who had visited the White House to discuss Obama's
clean coal policies.
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