Letters Regarding White House Transparency

August 8, 2012

Excerpt: While the White House now claims, in contradiction to its earlier statements, that White House employees may have been instructed to forward emails from their personal accounts to their official White House accounts if they involved official government business, a question remains as to whether these employees followed the White House policy. A failure to do so could constitute a violation of the PRA. A further and more important question also remains: how widespread is the practice of White House officials using personal email accounts to conduct official White House business?

To read the letter to former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina, click here.

To read the letter to White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler, click here.

To read a related press release, click here.

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