This is the dawning of the Age of Transparency?

More from the Washington Examiner:

In an announcement Friday, the White House cited national security risks and privacy concerns of visitors as the primary reason the Trump administration is breaking with President Obama‘s policy of logging all visitors.

The administration is calling the logs “presidential records” that are not subject to the Freedom of Information Act.

The White House will save $70,000 by 2020 by not posting the logs. It will also stop using because that information was not new transparent information, but instead duplicative federal data already available online.

Here’s a statement from Trump’s White House comms director Mike Dubke:

Apparently this is another issue Trump has “evolved” on:


Even longtime Trump cheerleader Joe Walsh is decrying the decision:

The Center for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is taking legal action:

Guess we’ll find out …



Count Judicial Watch among those disturbed by the Trump administration’s decision: